Ryan has been involved in numerous restructuring proceedings under the Companies Creditors' Arrangement Act (CCAA) and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA). Ryan also regularly acts on behalf of court-appointed officers in insolvency proceedings, including receivers, monitors and trustees. Ryan has represented clients from a wide range of industries including retail, real estate, mining, oil and gas and manufacturing.
Ryan appears regularly before the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta and the Alberta Court of Appeal and has appeared at the Supreme Court of Canada. He has also appeared before the Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench.
Ryan also advises on commercial litigation issues, including corporate foreclosures, enforcement actions and construction disputes.