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Alex Ilchenko, C.S.

Alex Ilchenko, C.S. Senior Counsel

Alex Ilchenko heads up the firm’s Insolvency & Corporate Restructuring Practice. Alex is also a member of the Commercial Litigation, Remedies and Alternative Dispute Resolution Services Practice Groups.


Alex practices principally in the area of insolvency and related commercial litigation, with an emphasis on secured and unsecured creditor remedies to obtain recovery from both real and personal property, commercial bankruptcy, receiverships and commercial restructurings. Alex has represented individual and corporate debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, landlords, purchasers of assets from insolvent entities, liquidators, trustees in bankruptcy, construction lien claimants, directors of insolvent entities, receivers and monitors appointed under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act.

During the course of Alex’s litigation practice he has principally appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Commercial List, and the Bankruptcy Registrar’s Court. He has also appeared before the Nova Scotia Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

Professional Memberships

Chair, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Practice Group, The Advocates’ Society
Business Law Advisory Council, Panel on Reform of Fraudulent Conveyance and Avoidance Legislation – Government of Ontario
Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Ontario Bar Association Insolvency Subsection ExecutiveOBA representative and the Secretary of the Toronto Registrar’s Court Committee
OBA liaison to the Board of Directors of Ontario Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals
Member, Turnaround Management Association
Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
Member, Peel Law Association
President, Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association
Honourary General Counsel, Last Post Fund
Second Vice President, Ukrainian Canadian Congress – National Board
Member, Officers Mess Committee, The Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada


B.A., Carleton University (1988)
LL.B., University of Ottawa Law School (1991), Magna Cum Laude
Called to the Ontario Bar, 1993
Certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law, 2008

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Pallett Valo LLP has earned my trust and loyalty based on their extensive legal knowledge and expertise, further enhanced by their prompt service and attention to detail.
Mark Hallink