Matilda Lici

Associate Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 2020

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  • Bio
  • Professional Involvement
  • Representative Matters
  • Selected Speaking Engagements
  • Selected Publications
  • Insights
  • Education

Matilda is a natural problem solver who is dedicated to fully understanding and protecting her clients’ interests. Recognizing the value that expertise generates for clients, Matilda brings technical and strategic acumen to every challenge and opportunity created by an insolvency.

Matilda is a member of the firm’s Financial Services and Litigation Groups. Her insolvency law practice focuses on corporate-commercial litigation, primarily under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act. She acts on behalf of banks, asset-based lenders, creditors and various court-appointed officers.

Professional Involvement


  • Turnaround Management Association 
  • Canadian Bar Association 
  • Ontario Bar Association 
  • Toronto Lawyers’ Association 
  • The Advocates’ Society

Community Involvement

  • Newsletter Editor, Central Region, Young Lawyers Division, Ontario Bar Association
  • Newsletter Editor, Women Lawyers Forum, Ontario Bar Association


Representative Matters

Representing Alvarez & Marsal Canada Inc. in its capacity as the court-appointed monitor in the Inscape Group CCAA proceedings.

Selected Speaking Engagements

Co-Chair, "OBA Insolvency Law / Young Lawyers Division Program," Ontario Bar Association, January 25, 2023.

Selected Publications

Author, "From the Courts," Insolvency Insider, Ongoing. 

Author, "Sharing the Burden: The Limits of Relief from Forfeiture of Commercial Leases," Rebuilding Success, The Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals, Spring/Summer 2023.

Author, "It’s All Derivative: Will Ontario Courts Recognize and Enforce Ricochet Judgments?" Toronto Law Journal, January 2023.

Co-author, "Trust in Me: The Pitfalls of Paying Purchase Funds Directly to Developers," Condovoice Magazine, Canadian Condominium Institute, Fall 2022.

Author, “‘One for All’: When Will Courts Appoint Representative Counsel?,” Ontario Bar Association Insolvency Law Section, September 22, 2022.

Author, “‘Got a Secret, Can You Keep It?’ Developments in the Tort of Public Disclosure of Private Facts,” Young Lawyers Division Section Newsletter, Ontario Bar Association, May 2022

Co-author, “Rules of Civil Procedure Chapters, General Matters, Rule 2 - Non-compliance with the Rules,” Civil Procedure and Practice in Ontario, Canadian Legal Information Institute, February 2022

Co-author, “Courts of Justice Act Chapters, 12. Judges and Officers, Sections 80 – 94,” Civil Procedure and Practice in Ontario, Canadian Legal Information Institute, February 2022

Co-author, “Moving the Needle on COVID-19 Paediatric Vaccines: An Examination of Recent Legal Trends,” Young Lawyers Division Section Newsletter, Ontario Bar Association, January 2022

Author, “Licence to Offend: A Case Comment on Grabher v. Nova Scotia (Registrar of Motor Vehicles),” Young Lawyers Division Section Newsletter, Ontario Bar Association, July 2021

Co-author, “(No) Second Chances: When Can You Examine Additional Corporate Representatives?,” Civil Litigation Section Newsletter, Ontario Bar Association, November 2020

Co-author, “Lawyering During Lockdown: Seven Tips to Manage (And Enjoy!) Your Legal Practice During This New Normal,” The Woman Advocate, American Bar Association, May 2020


  • JD, Queen’s University, 2019
  • BA (Hons.), University of Toronto, 2015