Daniel D. Nugent

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Dan has been practicing law in B.C for more than 30 years, and is a partner at the firm. He works extensively in the area of bankruptcy and insolvency where he acts both for creditors and companies seeking to restructure and reorganize their debts, as well as for trustees in bankruptcy and receivership.

As the firm’s Insolvency Practice Group Leader, he acts on commercial leasing disputes and creditors’ remedies, representing for secured and judgment creditors seeking to recover and realize on amounts owed to them. He also practices in the area of commercial landlord and tenant disputes. Dan has contributed to a number of publications on these topics and is a speaker at numerous professional and continuing legal education seminars for the same. In addition, he works in the field of insurance litigation, primarily professional liability/errors and omissions and personal injury, and commercial and real property litigation.

Dan is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of British Columbia where he teaches Trial Advocacy. In addition, he is a former committee member of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation “JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research” where he led the legal sector for charitable giving. Dan is an avid recreational hockey player in the winter and enjoys water skiing and golf in the summer.

Dan provides legal services through Daniel D. Nugent Law Corporation.


  • Representing creditors in relation to the recovery of both secured and unsecured debt and assisting in recovery strategy
  • Acting on behalf of creditors in relation to collecting on debts from debtors who seek creditor protection either through Receivership, Bankruptcy, or under the Companies Creditors Arrangement Act
  • Representing debtors in order to assist in work out strategies in relation to claims by creditors – either through Proposal to Creditors or possible bankruptcy
  • Representing Receivers, Trustees in Bankruptcy and Monitors appointed under the CCAA regarding commercial reorganization
  • Commercial Litigation – partnership disputes, commercial landlord tenancy claims acting for both landlords and tenants



  • Contributor on the subject of Landlord Tenancy Disputes in a Bankruptcy Scenario: CCH Real Estate Guide
  • Continuing Legal Education Publication/Seminars: Priorities in Bankruptcy Context/ Creditor’s Remedies/ Landlord Tenant Disputes


Recognized by Best Lawyers® in the area of Personal Injury Law for the 2019 – 2024 editions. Inclusion in this publication is based entirely on peer-review.