Corporate & Commercial Law
We offer a full range of corporate and commercial law services to businesses of all sizes. We serve our start-up and established clients with the same level of enthusiasm and dedication. Our lawyers offer both legal and industry experience, and have held positions with or advised companies across a wide range of sectors including mining, oil & gas, construction, telecommunications, Internet security, software, fuel cell technology, entertainment, brewing and distilling.
We offer comprehensive advice and assistance with:
- Formation of various business vehicles including corporations, limited and general partnerships, joint ventures and strategic alliances.
- Incorporation including incorporation of professional corporations such as personal real estate corporations (PRECs).
- Various commercial agreements and arrangements including shareholder agreements, confidentiality and non competition agreements, licensing and franchise agreements, supply contracts, and employment, management and consulting agreements, stock option/appreciation plans and numerous other commercial contracts.
- General contract preparation and review.
- Asset and share purchases and sales.
- Equity and debt financing.
- Business succession.
- Corporate governance.
- Director and officer liability.
- Secured transactions and commercial lending.
- Ongoing compliance issues.
- Collaboration with other professionals for tax counselling and planning.