Corporate & Commercial

Our Corporate & Commercial Group has a wide range of expertise on corporate matters. Our lawyers routinely act for clients that are buying or selling businesses, whether they are exiting their position as owner-operators or taking a significant stake among a number of other parties. Being entrepreneurs themselves, our lawyers strongly understand the commercial, social and even political dynamics that confront modern-day businesses. As a result, they are in a unique position to give seasoned legal advice within the context of practical business realities.

Typical services include:

  • Setting up of businesses and professional corporations (e.g. dental, medical)
  • Setting up partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability partnerships
  • Shareholders Agreements and Joint Ventures etc.
  • Corporate amalgamations, reorganizations and restructurings
  • Purchases of shares or assets; mergers & acquisitions
  • Equity and debt financing arrangements (including bank financings and leveraged buy-outs) and other security agreements
  • Asset protection and creditor-proofing
  • General commercial agreements such as consulting, service, employment, supply, distribution and license agreements, among others
  • Wind-up and dissolution of a business
  • Succession planning for owner-managed and closely-held businesses, including estate freezes

Commercial Real Estate

Our Commercial Real Estate practice is a dynamic one that acts for buyers, sellers, lenders or borrowers in connection with the transaction, financing, development, leasing, and construction of commercial and industrial properties. Typical services include:

  • Purchase and sale of commercial and industrial complexes
  • Land development and plan of subdivisions
  • Construction financing
  • Zoning and Variance applications
  • Non-profit housing
  • Municipal conveyancing and leases



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