Excellence in Advocacy
Asher Honickman

Asher is a dynamic lawyer practicing civil, commercial and constitutional litigation in Toronto and across Ontario. He acts for both plaintiffs and defendants and has successfully represented clients at all stages of the litigation process, from complex motions, to trials, both jury and non-jury, and appeals. He has appeared at every level of court in Ontario, along with the Supreme Court of Canada.

Asher became a partner at Matthews Abogado LLP, a Bay St. firm, just five years after being called to the Bar. The reason is simple – he has a proven track record, offers competitive rates, and is extremely dedicated to client satisfaction. Asher is known for his passionate advocacy inside the courtroom while always taking the time with his clients to ensure that they are comfortable with the litigation process and action plan.

Asher has appeared as a legal expert on CBC and CTV along with several radio shows. He has also published articles in the National Post and Toronto Star and numerous scholarly articles. Finally, he has appeared on several academic panels and has been invited to speak publicly on legal issues.

Click on the links to check out some of Asher’s media appearances, academic talks and published works.

"I have worked with Asher over the past 7 years and I must admit, he is by far one of the best lawyers I have dealt with. He is very dedicated to his practice and will go above and beyond to exceed your expectations."
Anne C
"Asher helped me through one of the hardest times in my life. Not only is he a highly intelligent and effective lawyer, but he is a strong support. He is always available when you need him to offer sage advice and comforting words."
Bernice Rampling
"Asher is a very good counsel. I had many professional interactions with him and he provided superb defense services. He has out of the box approach and very successful to fight for you rights and fair resolution to the litigation matter. I highly recommend Asher as counsel for anyone."
Christina Carticulus Intelligence
"Asher Honickman represented my young daughter after she was injured, as we started the process to sue the responsible party. He was great through the whole process, always responsive to email, always happy to answer our questions, and sympathetic to our stress about the situation."
Christine Logel
"Asher was recommended to me by a close family member who has worked with him for many years and spoke very highly of him. At the time, I was feeling overwhelmed and immobilized, but knew that I needed to act quickly."
Daniela C
"Asher assisted me with a municipal matter that lasted most of 2021. His sound and strategic advice was of tremendous assistance navigating a difficult and very public administrative proceeding. He is a strong and principled advocate."
Douglas Judson
"I had the privilege of working with Asher. He is an amazing lawyer who truly cares about his client and goes above and beyond to deliver a great outcome. He is knowledgeable, professional and highly responsive."
Janice Yeo
"Asher’s services are beyond 5 stars. Not only is he incredibly professional, he is also highly transparent and extremely diligent. Throughout my case, he and his team have consistently followed up and actively worked to exceed our expectations."
Jessica A
"Asher’s services are beyond 5 stars. Not only is he incredibly professional, he is also highly transparent and extremely diligent. Throughout my case, he and his team have consistently followed up and actively worked to exceed our expectations."
Jessica A
"I was extremely impressed with Asher Honickman. He was personable, attentive, quick in his responses, and most importantly, provided excellent advice and impressive deliverables. I found he was thoughtful in his recommendations and took the time to ensure I understood everything he provided."
Justine Shoolman
"Asher Honickman through his vast knowledge of the law, professional demeanor, great communication and dedication stands superior in comparison to other lawyers. Asher used his fantastic decision making skills and resources to proficiently handle my case."
Kam Bamrah
"All my worries were dispelled after our initial phone conversation. Very prompt response to all my emails. I feel very well represented by a very professional, knowledgeable, strong but kind hearted lawyer . Asher Honickman for the win !!!"
Maggie Caymo
"Great law practise! Highly Recommend."
Manager CCS
"Asher is extremely kind, knowledgeable, and dedicated to his clients. He is also blisteringly intelligent. I hope you don't have any legal troubles, but if you do: "Get on 'em with Honickman!"
Matt Strauss
"Incredible guy and very professional. Can't thank you enough for helping me."
morad affifi
"I dealt with Mr/Asher Honickman on a case, and have to admit,by far the best lawyer i have dealt with, his professionalism is impeccable. Holding only the highest standards in his practice. He will go the extra mile for you to ensure the best results."
Nancy Nashed
"It is a pleasure to work with Asher. He is highly intelligent, personable and very knowledgeable counsel. He is attentive and result oriented. He gets things done. I definitely recommend his services to anyone who needs legal assistance."
Olga Z.
"Good lawyer and good man. He genuinely cares about clients and is enjoyable to work with. Service was excellent and positive outcome thanks to Asher's solid advice."
Quentin Ferrant
"I had the pleasure of having Asher represent me and I can’t say enough about how great of not only a lawyer he is but a person too. Professional, articulate, ambitious."
Rehan Suleman
"Asher is a superlative advocate: he has a first-rate legal mind, which is complemented by his superior work ethic and his pleasant (but assertive) demeanor."
Ryan Alford
"Positive: Professionalism, Responsiveness, Quality, Knowledge, Value I have had the pleasure of being represented by Asher and in my opinion he is one of the best lawyers and people I have met. He is hard-working, responsive and knowledgeable in a wide-range of legal areas."
Winston Clarke

Hillier v. Ontario (2019 to present)

Asher is representing MPP Randy Hillier in his challenge to Ontario’s Election Finances Act. Mr. Hillier is challenging the Act on the basis that it discriminates against independent (non-party affiliated) candidates. The application will likely be heard by the end of 2020.

Destabilizing the Doctrine: A Critique of Uber v. Heller

Posted by Asher Honickman On 17-08-2020

At the end of June, the Supreme Court of Canada released one of its most important contract law decisions of the... Read More

COVID-19 and Business Interruption Insurance

Posted by Asher Honickman On 02-07-2020

With the ongoing disruption to the economy caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, many business owners are now turning to... Read More