Waleed Malik

Waleed Malik

Associate, Litigation

Contact Information


tel: 416.862.6640



Bar Admission

Ontario, 2015


Osgoode Hall Law School, J.D.

Carleton University, B.A. (Hons.)



Waleed has a broad litigation practice. He has particular experience in insolvency and restructuring matters, including representing debtor companies in CCAA proceedings, foreign representatives in cross-border recognition proceedings, and court-appointed receivers. Waleed also has experience in international trade matters, including investment treaty arbitration and procurement disputes, and a range of civil and commercial litigation matters, including domestic and international arbitrations, contractual disputes, class actions, construction and infrastructure litigation, and tax litigation.

After graduating from law school, Waleed articled with the firm in 2014-2015. He then served as a law clerk to Associate Chief Justice Hoy and Justices LaForme, Pepall and Pardu at the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

  • Just Energy Group Inc.

    Osler advises Just Energy Group Inc. in connection with its $1.1 billion recapitalization transaction

  • Pier 1 Imports Inc.

    Pier 1 Imports in its Chapter 11 and CCAA Recognition Proceedings

  • Alvarez & Marsal Canada Inc.

    Alvarez & Marsal Canada Inc., as Receiver to Erwin Hymer Group North America Inc., announces proposed acquisition of Roadtrek RV brand by Rapido SAS

  • Brookfield Capital Partners Ltd.

    Brookfield Capital Partners Ltd., lenders to Stelco Inc., in its CCAA proceedings

    • Representing the owner of a large wind farm project in arbitration with contractor relating to issues with an electricity transmission line and in lien actions commenced by contractor and subcontractors
    • Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd. in its proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act
    • The European subsidiary of a Canadian mining company in an investor-state arbitration against a member of the European Union alleging discriminatory treatment under the terms of a bilateral investment treaty
    • Sears Canada Inc. in its proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act
    • Walter Energy Canada Holdings, Inc. and its Canadian subsidiaries in its proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act
    • The subsidiary of a large multinational in complex disputes relating to the construction of a megaproject, including an ad hoc arbitration culminating in five-week merits hearing
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  • Antonio Di Domenico '05 Prize for academic excellence and leadership in student life at Osgoode.
  • Legal and Literary Society for outstanding contributions to student life.
  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Prize in Labour Relations Law; Davies, Ward, Phillips & Vineberg LLP Prize for Business Associations, Taxation and Commercial Law; Kenneth Gibson Morden Memorial Prize for Evidence.

  • Pro Bono Ontario, including volunteering as Duty Counsel at Smalls Claims Court and the Superior Court and volunteering at the PBO Hotline
  • Director, Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History
  • Ontario Justice Education Network, mentor for high school students Charter Challenge
  • Daily Bread Law Firm Challenge and Food Drive

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Toronto Lawyers Association
  • The Advocates’ Society