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Business Law

Create, scale and protect a thriving business

Business Law

Our Business Law team is committed to seeing that your investment pays off, and that any hitches along the way are dealt with quickly and effectively.

Starting your own business, or running an existing enterprise, requires a considerable investment: not just financial, but emotional as well. Our Business Law team knows how much goes in to creating an organization.

Helping you succeed is our business. We can help you with every step of the journey from setting up a business structure, making sure your valuable intellectual property has adequate protection, to mergers and acquisitions.

We also have commercial expertise to deal with any kind of business dispute that arises. If we need to take a dispute to the courtroom, we have the knowledge and experience to advocate for you in these forums. In addition, many business law matters intersect with other areas of law, including labour and employment, estate planning, commercial leasing and real estate.

Our team members have extensive business contacts locally and globally who we call upon regularly to assist in meeting our clients’ other professional needs, including accounting, banking and legal matters abroad. Many of the lawyers in our business law group are members of Lexwork International, and the International Trademark Association INTA. Our team also acts as counsel to many not-for-profit and charitable organizations. 

Whether you are a new entrepreneur starting a business, or you operate an established global enterprise, our lawyers have the expertise and enthusiasm to provide cost-effective advice and solutions to help you face today’s business environment with confidence.

Our Business Law Group takes pride in assisting clients with all stages of their business growth and consolidation. We are a dynamic team that can provide innovative solutions and strategies to any kind of business model and legal issue. We have dealt with business of all sizes and across a broad range of sectors. Our expertise also includes charities and not-for-profit organizations. Lawyers in our Business Law Group are passionate about helping owners grow their business, and making the process as smooth and straightforward as possible

If you need support at any point in your entrepreneurial journey, reach out to our experienced team.

Our Services

  • Canada’s anti-spam law (CASL)
  • Not-For-Profit and Charity Law
  • Cannabis
  • Setting up a business structure
  • Partnership and shareholder agreements
  • Corporate governance
  • Financing business
  • Reorganization and restructuring
  • Contract drafting review
  • Equity investments
  • Franchising
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Protection of intellectual property
  • Sale of business and assets shares
  • Business succession planning

If you have to litigate, your best option is to rely on Commercial Litigation Lawyers that take a practical approach.

What does that mean? A laser focus on the end game that puts your interests above all else. You’ve got a business to run, and we understand that. 

The kinds of commercial disputes we handle include:

  • Director and officer liabilities
  • Shareholders partnerships
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Debt collection and insolvency
  • Commercial Leases

Our team has the support of our 11 other practice groups – bench strength that’s at your disposal. Few litigation firms have this kind of diversity under one roof. To resolve your case as quickly and economically as possible, we put a team of lawyers and support staff on every file.

Mediating a fair and amicable settlement often saves time, money and grey hair for all involved. Given the choice, we’ll get on phone with that other lawyer and see if we can’t work these things out. The legal system can work quite well without the judicial system having to be involved at all.

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Our Team

Leader

David Stout
613-231-8344
Patent Agent
613-231-8265
Partner
613-231-8331
Lawyer
613-231-8251
Lawyer
613-231-8284
Lawyer
613-231-8246

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