Ross is a partner at TDS who practises in the area of civil litigation, with an emphasis on insolvency and restructuring, and commercial disputes. He has extensive experience in providing advice to clients with respect to proposal proceedings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangements Act, and in receivership matters, including acting as counsel for Court-appointed officers. In addition, Ross has acted for clients in connection with matters involving debt collection, shareholder rights and remedies, insurance and construction matters.
In addition to appearing before all levels of Courts in Manitoba, including the Manitoba Court of Appeal on numerous occasions, Ross has also acted as counsel in cases before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Saskatchewan and Alberta Courts of Queen’s Bench and the British Columbia Supreme Court. Ross has also appeared before a variety of administrative tribunals on behalf of his clients.
Ross articled with the firm starting in June of 2000, and was called to the Manitoba Bar in June of 2001. Thereafter, he was invited to become an associate. In 2009, Ross received admission to partnership with the firm. He is presently a member of the firm’s Compensation Committee, and was formerly a member of the Management Committee.
When not practising law, Ross is often involved in the sport of curling, both as a competitor and a coach. He has competed in a large number of provincial championships and has had the honour of representing Manitoba at national competitions on three different occasions. The pinnacle of his curling career came in 2006, when he represented Canada and won gold at the Kariuzawa International Curling Championship in Japan. Ross also enjoys golfing and fishing over the summer months when the curling ice is unavailable.
B.A., 1997, University of Manitoba
L.L.B., 2000, University of Manitoba