Kyle’s practice focuses on disputes and restructurings in the oil and gas sector, with an emphasis on financial insolvency and corporate restructuring, and commercial litigation. His experience includes litigation involving corporate and shareholder disputes, and he has acted on numerous multimillion dollar files involving the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, receivership proceedings and international commercial arbitration.
Kyle has served as counsel to numerous insolvency professionals in their capacities as monitors, receivers, trustees and otherwise, as well as to various secured and unsecured creditors, purchasers and prospective purchasers, and financially challenged corporations both public and private. He was recently appointed as amicus curiae counsel to the Court of Appeal of Alberta in a complex insolvency case. He has also represented parties in a wide range of legal proceedings including major contractual disputes, franchise litigation, judgment-debt enforcements, builder’s lien and construction claims, and the defence of professional negligence claims.
Kyle has argued numerous matters in the Court of Queen’s Bench, the Alberta Bankruptcy Court and the Court of Appeal of Alberta, as well as before various administrative tribunals. He is also experienced in mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.
Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in insolvency and financial restructuring law (2020)
Lexpert Rising Stars—Canada’s Leading Lawyers Under 40 (2018)
Lexpert/Thomson Reuter’s Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer to watch in insolvency litigation (2019); Leading lawyer to watch in financial restructuring (2019)
Who’s Who Legal—Leading Canadian lawyer in litigation (2019), restructuring and insolvency (2019)
Kyle acts as a supervising lawyer at Pro Bono Students Canada
Kyle volunteers with the Calgary Legal Guidance and the Calgary John Howard Society.
Memberships and Affiliations
Kyle is an Executive Member of the National Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Restructuring Section Executive Committee of the Canadian Bar Association. He is the Chair of the Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Restructuring Section of the Canadian Bar Association, and the Past Chair of the Young Lawyers Section of the Canadian Bar Association. Kyle is also a member of the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals, INSOL International, Turnaround Management Association and the University of Alberta Division of the Golden Key Society. Additionally, he was a former member of the Alberta Residential Tenancies Advisory Committee and a former Board Member of Student Legal Services of Edmonton, to which he is presently a member of the Management Committee.