Matthew Nied

Matthew Nied
Telephone: 604 283 1482
Fax: 604 691 6120

Suite 2200, HSBC Building
885 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 3E8

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Matthew Nied* is a partner in the Vancouver office with a broad practice in litigation and restructuring & insolvency.

Matthew's litigation practice includes a broad range of business and corporate matters such as shareholder disputes, securities litigation, commercial real estate disputes, contractual disputes and tort claims, including misrepresentation, fraud and defamation. Matthew’s restructuring & insolvency practice includes commercial restructuring, receiverships and bankruptcy proceedings.

Matthew has appeared before all levels of court in British Columbia as well as before the British Columbia Securities Commission. He also has significant experience with arbitration and meditation.

Matthew practised at another national firm prior to joining Cassels Brock and clerked for several judges of the Supreme Court of British Columbia prior to commencing practice.

*denotes Law Corporation


University of Victoria, LL.B., 2010

University of Alberta, B.Comm., 2007

Recent Work

Publications, Newsletters and Articles

It’s Not You, It’s Me: Disclaimer of Contracts in Receivership and CCAA Proceedings

BC Court Orders Disclaimer of Presale Agreements in Real Estate Receivership

Gambling on Specific Performance and Mitigation in Real Estate Investment Cases: The Implications of Southcott Estates Inc. v. Toronto Catholic District School Board (Annual Review of Civil Litigation)

The Ghosts of Fundamental Breach: New Developments in the Enforceability of Contractual Limitations of Liability Since Tercon (The Advocate)

Clicking Away Privacy: Email and the Tort of Intrusion Upon Seclusion (Journal of Internet Law)

Mason Capital Succeeds: Appeal Court Confirms CDS's Ability to Requisition Meeting by "Empty Voter" (Corporate Governance Report)

I Browse Therefore I Accept - Recent Developments in the Enforceability of Website Terms of Use Agreements (Commercial Litigation & Arbitration Review)

Preventing Spoliation of Social Networking Profile Evidence in Insurance Litigation (Canadian Journal of Insurance Law)

The Internet, Cloud Computing, and the Charter Right to Privacy: The Effect of Terms of Service Agreements on Reasonable Expectations of Privacy (The Advocate and Internet and E-Commerce Law in Canada)

Retracting Libel Lost in Cyberspace: Implications for the New Defence of Responsible Communication (Internet and E-Commerce Law in Canada)

Unmasking Anonymous Defendants in Internet Defamation Cases: Recent Developments and Unresolved Issues (Canadian Privacy Law Review)

Damage Awards in Internet Defamation Cases: Reassessing Assumptions About the Credibility of Online Speech (Alberta Law Review)

Conferences, Speaking Engagements, Events

Matthew Nied Presents "Disclaiming Contracts"

Matthew Nied Presents "The Perils of Pre-Sale Agreements"

Matthew Nied Presents "Real Estate Developments in Receivership"

Call to the bar

British Columbia, 2012
Alberta, 2016


Restructuring & Insolvency
Securities Litigation