Thompson Rivers University

TRU alum takes third in law essay competition

  Posted on: October 20, 2021

Candace Formosa

TRU Law alum Candace Formosa placed third for the essay she submitted while still a student to the annual Insolvency Institute of Canada Law Student Writing Award program.

Formosa won the $2,500 third-place prize for her paper titled Dampening the Effect of Redwater through a Reverse Vesting Order. She has graduated from TRU and is an articling student for the major firm, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP.

Formosa is particularly grateful to Tom Cumming for providing her with invaluable knowledge and insight on her essay.

The Insolvency Institute of Canada awards monetary prizes to the top three papers in the annual competition. The 2021 winner of the $7,500 first-place prize was Maria Belykh from Western University for her paper on CCAA Supplier Protection: A System in Need of Reform. Kristen Robertson from Queen’s University came second, winning $5,000 for her paper, It’s all the Effect: The Anti-Deprivation Rule Post-Chandos Construction.