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Matilda Lici
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Matilda Lici / Ava Naraghi Head ShotOn May 18, 2021, Health Canada approved the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children 12 years of age and older. In the months following the announcement, courts across the country have begun ruling on a new range of disputes between parents who disagree about whether their child should receive the vaccine.

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MAtilda Lici Publication Head ShotYou may not think of licence plates as a feminist issue, but last year, the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia made a strong pronouncement on the impermissibility of personalized license plates that promote or may be seen to promote gender-based violence.  Please click here for the full text


In the aftermath of a seemingly unsatisfactory examination for discovery of a corporate representative, many lawyers will look to Rule 31.03 for recourse to examine a second representative. Justice Perell released a decision[3] that offers guidance on the requirements for leave to examine a second witness.

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Jackie King and Matilda Lici Head ShotPracticing law during a global pandemic is no easy feat. In many jurisdictions, courts and tribunals have ceased regular operations, bringing all but the most urgent litigation matters to a halt. Most of us have had to transition to an exclusively digital practice - a prospect that was previously either a pipe dream or nightmare, depending on which lawyer you asked. Days are now spent meeting with colleagues and clients through screens, signing documents electronically, and accessing files through the cloud. Many of us are navigating this new professional reality while having to care for children, living in cramped quarters, and facing financial uncertainty. The challenges we are facing are real, but there are actionable steps we can take to stay organized and alleviate the “noise” around us. Here are seven tips to manage (and even enjoy) your legal practice during this new normal. 

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Matilda Lici is an associate in the Toronto office. She maintains a general litigation practice, advising across a broad range of industries.

Matilda received her JD from Queen's University in 2019. During law school, she was a caseworker at the Queen's Business Law Clinic, served as the Managing Editor of Productions for the Queen’s Law Journal, and worked as a Research Assistant for a project on the proxy access debate in Canadian corporate law.

Matilda also competed in the Corporate/Securities Law Moot and, together with her colleagues, was awarded the second prize for written advocacy. She completed an exchange semester during her third year of law school at the LLB program at Hong Kong University in Hong Kong (SAR).

Matilda was called to the Ontario bar in 2020 after articling at Shibley Righton LLP.

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E: matilda.lici@shibleyrighton.com


Queen’s University, J.D., 2019
University of Toronto, B.A. (Hons), 2015