Lisa Hiebert  

Partner

Executive Summary

Lisa is a partner in the banking and financial services group, practicing insolvency and restructuring law, as well as banking and financial services related litigation.

Lisa represents financial institutions, receivers, monitors, and trustees, debtors and creditors in a broad range of matters related to restructuring, corporate reorganizations, fraudulent preference actions, bankruptcy, receiverships, foreclosures and realizations,  including proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act .

Lisa also has experience in civil litigation, including commercial disputes, contractual issues, shareholder disputes and securities regulatory matters. She regularly acts in litigation matters related to banking, financial services and debt enforcement.

Lisa has appeared before all levels of court in British Columbia, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, the British Columbia Securities Commission and the Provincial Court of Alberta.

Representative Work

  • Counsel to the Receiver in the sale and receivership involving a significant hotel and strata development in Victoria BC
  • Counsel to the Receiver in the sale and receivership involving various intellectual property assets
  • Counsel to a gold-mining company in connection with its CCAA and Chapter 15 bankruptcy proceedings to restructure its debt (in excess of US $200 million), capital structures and operations
  • Counsel to a private investment firm in connection with enforcement and realization proceedings regarding secured debt
  • Counsel to the Receiver in respect of a receivership of a sawmill in Northern BC
  • Counsel to a California Receiver in respect of a receivership where the debtor fled to British Columbia
  • Counsel to  DIP lenders and primary secured creditors in connection with various CCAA proceedings
  • Counsel to a major Canadian bank in connection with litigation to enforce guarantees
  • Counsel to a major Canadian bank in connection with enforcement and realization on secured debt and associated litigation
  • Counsel to various secured and unsecured creditors in respect of BIA and CCAA proceedings
  • Advising debtors facing foreclosure proceedings
  • Various debt enforcement proceedings for major banks and for private lenders
  • Successfully represented a company and its Chief Executive Officer and Director in proceedings before the British Columbia Securities Commission

Publications & Presentations

Rankings & Recognitions

  • ​Recognized as a "Rising Star" (Financial Restructuring) in the 2017 and 2016 editions of IFLR 1000 - The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms.