Alicia specialises in restructuring, insolvency and non-performing loan sales. She has significant experience representing lenders, as well as other stakeholders, involved in local and multi-jurisdictional work-out assignments. Her focus is on providing rapid and commercial input on strategic issues, co-ordinating and implementing all elements of restructurings through both consensual and formal processes.
In the current market, her focus has been on commercial real estate and leisure, while still remaining active in all distressed sectors. Alicia has advised on a number of the most recent high profile real estate insolvencies and restructurings and has represented a number of the lenders active in the property finance market.
Alicia also advises buyers and sellers of distressed debt, assisting in negotiating and documenting trades and implementing trading strategies.
She is one of the founders of the Olswang Real Estate Special Situations Group and the InspiRE Breakfast Club, providing a leaders' forum on the challenges and opportunities of the current real estate and lending markets.
Alicia has spoken extensively at conferences on restructuring and NPL (Non-Performing Loan) Sales.
Olswang's Restructuring & Insolvency team is recommended in Legal 500: "Olswang’s advice is ‘very practical, and always focused on the client’s business, needs and goals’. The firm ‘provides a high level of service, with deals being led by commercially minded partners’."
Chambers & Partners 2011/2012: Alicia Videon strikes "the right balance between subtlety and aggression".