Adam Crane’s practice focuses primarily on areas of commercial litigation, insolvency, restructuring and financial recovery matters.
Adam joins HSM with over eight years of experience in commercial litigation, insolvency, restructuring and financial recovery. Having worked with a top Canadian law firm where he was Partner and the Chair of the Financial Recovery and Insolvency Group.
Adam’s accolades include being recognised as a Benchmark Litigation Latin America Future Star (2019), Benchmark Litigation (Canada) Future Litigation Star (2018) and Benchmark Litigation (United States and Canada) 40 & Under Hot Lit (2017 and 2018).
He holds leadership positions in various international insolvency organizations including being a committee member of the Small Practice Group Committee for INSOL, committee member for the Turnaround Management Association NextGen Communications Committee and the Special Projects Leader for the Commercial Fraud Committee of the American Bankruptcy Institute. Adam is a frequent speaker and writer on arears of interest which include recognition of cross-border proceedings, stakeholder communications in cross-border insolvency proceedings, and on cross-border asset recovery including procedures for locating/recovering evidence and assets.
Prior to his call to the bar in Nova Scotia, Adam received a Juris Doctor degree (Business Law Specialisation Certificate) from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University in 2010 and received a Bachelor’s degree from Acadia University in 2005.
Osgoode Hall Law School (Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop)
Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University
(2011) Nova Scotia (non-practicing)
(2018) Cayman Islands
Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
American Bankruptcy Institute
International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL)
Turnaround Management Association (TMA)
Recovery and Insolvency Specialists Association (Cayman) [RISA]