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Lisa Hiebert

Associée

Vancouver
LHiebert@blg.com
604.632.3425

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Lisa works with a wide range of clients, handling insolvencies, restructurings and other banking and financial services-related litigation.

Lisa also advises clients on:

  • formal and informal restructurings, including proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act
  • receiverships
  • bankruptcies
  • corporate reorganizations
  • fraudulent conveyance and preference actions
  • foreclosures and realizations
  • cross-border restructuring proceedings

Lisa represents:

  • receivers
  • monitors
  • trustees
  • information officers
  • debtors
  • secured and unsecured creditors, including financial institutions  

Lisa also has experience in civil litigation. She has expertise in commercial disputes, contractual issues and shareholder disputes to 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 and Alberta and the British Columbia Securities Commission.

Experience

  • Counsel to a manufacturing company in connection with its proceedings pursuant to Part IV of the CCAA.
  • Counsel to the information officer in connection with proceedings pursuant to Part IV of the CCAA.
  • Counsel to the Monitor in connection with CCAA and Chapter 15 proceedings of an oil and gas company.
  • Counsel to the Receiver in connection with the receivership proceedings of an oil and gas company with operations across Western Canada.
  • 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 receivership proceedings of a company with significant intellectual property assets.
  • Counsel to a gold-mining company in connection with its CCAA and Chapter 15 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.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, British Columbia Model Insolvency Order Committee
  • Board Member, Turnaround Management Association Northwest Chapter (2nd Vice President)
  • Member, International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association Insolvency Section, Banking Section and Civil Litigation Section
  • Volunteer Guest Instructor, British Columbia Professional Legal Training Course
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Law Society of Alberta

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2020 (and since 2016) editions of IFLR 1000 — The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms (Rising Star - Financial Restructuring).
  • Recognized in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law).

Bar Admission & Education

  • Colombie-Britannique, 2009
  • Alberta, 2007
  • LLB (with Distinction), Université de la Saskatchewan, 2006