Jonathan Wigley

Jonathan Wigley


Jonathan Wigley
Contact Information

Jonathan Wigley


T 416.865.6655

F 416.865.6636



York University - Osgoode Hall Law School LL.M., Bankruptcy & Insolvency, 2001
Queen's University LL.B, Law, 1978 - 1980

Queen's University
B.ASc., Electrical Engineering 1972 - 1975
About Gardiner Roberts LLP

For over 100 years, Gardiner Roberts has combined the benefits of a full-service law firm with the dexterity of a mid-sized one. Our focused, cross-disciplinary, one-team approach and commitment to understand your business joins our relevant expertise, immediacy and dedication to providing client-centric, hands-on service. 100% Canadian and fully independent, we offer a level of overall efficiency and cost-effectiveness that larger firms can't touch. Resisting "cookie-cutter" law, Gardiner Roberts has built its name - one rewarding client relationship at a time.

Executive Summary

Jonathan has two specialties.

  1. Corporate and commercial focusing on Insolvency & Restructuring, commercial transaction disputes, fraud, creditor debtor relations and secured debt.
  2. Municipal Law, Land use development and Planning.

Representative Work

Currently acting for court appointed receivers in connection with

  • a portfolio sale of over $150 million involving over 10 multi unit residential buildings.
  • sale of commercial shopping centre real estate;
  • debt recovery with respect to failed hotel development;
  • debt restructuring plans of arrangement.

Currently acting for various conservation authorities in connection with Official Plan, zoning, and development projects and in connection with municipal litigation involving development charges, letters of credit and other development related disputes.

Articles and Presentations
  • Lecturer at “Conservation University” a two day seminar for conservation authority staff around the province, June 2018

Board Memberships
  • The Living City Foundation, past Director and current Volunteer (Finance Committee)
Professional Involvement
  • Ontario Bar Association, Municipal and Insolvency Sections
  • INSOL International (Member)
  • Ontario Expropriation Association (Member)
  • Canadian Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Professionals (legal)
Pro Bono
  • Assessment Appeal, Contaminated Land Fill site.
Community Involvement
  • The Living City Foundation events of various descriptions.
  • Ashbridge’s Bay Yacht Club, (Member of Membership Committee).
Beyond the Office

Avid J24 sailor, Jonathan has participated in international racing events in the United States, St. Martin and bareboat charters in the Mediterranean. Jonathan sits on the Membership Committee of the Ashbridge’s Bay Yacht Club. Jonathan is also an aspiring salsa and bachata dancer.