Areas of Practice
Insolvency and Creditors' Rights
Professional Regulation and Discipline Law
Year of Call
Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B., 1981
York University, B.A. (Hons), 1978
Helder Travassos was born in Portugal and grew up in Toronto.
He obtained his law degree in 1981 from Osgoode Hall Law School. Helder articled with Shibley Righton and then joined the firm in 1983 upon his call to the bar.
Helder’s litigation practice consists of litigating and adjudicating professional liability disputes. Helder is recognized as an expert in professional liability by Lexpert. Helder also litigates corporate/commercial, real estate and construction disputes.
Helder has appeared before all levels of courts in Ontario, including the Supreme Court of Canada. He has also appeared before various tribunals. He is a versatile litigator.
Helder has lectured on Insolvency and Alternative Disputes Resolution at the Bar Admissions Course. He is also an instructor in litigation workshops sponsored by The Advocates’ Society.
Helder's hobbies include skiing, riding and hiking. Helder also expends a considerable amount of energy in persuading his teen-aged daughter to participate in these activities.
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