Business Law

We serve the needs of small business owners across the Province of Ontario.

We advise business owners on a variety of business-related matters, from incorporation to being sold and everything in between, including contractor and employment agreements, service agreements and non-disclosure agreements, we are a trusted legal and business advisor to our clients.

Ways in which we help business owners include contract negotiation services by ensuring that interests are incorporated and protected in an agreement. We assist our clients review and draft commercial agreements to raise money, protect commercial interests or affect the purchase and sale of businesses. Similarly, we update minute books to keep corporations up to date and compliant.

Virtual In-House Counsel

We provide easy and convenient access to quality legal services. We act as part time in-house legal counsel and provide corporate and regulatory expertise for a fraction of the cost of a traditional law firm. We learn your business and your appetite for risk and expenditure. We quarterback your legal issues and facilitate solutions. Our relationship usually begins gradually, on-demand, but often extends to dedicated, recurring support, as your business requires.

Business Legal Services include:

  • Advice on Corporate Structures
  • Compliance and Regulatory Reporting
  • Purchase and Sale of a business
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Minute Books and Corporate Record Maintenance
  • Board, Shareholder and Annual resolutions.

Types of agreements we have experience with include:

  • Shareholder agreements
  • Partnership agreements
  • Share purchase agreements
  • Asset purchase agreements
  • Business planning agreements
  • Employment contracts
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Consulting agreements
  • License agreements
  • Non-competes / non-solicitation agreements
  • Confidentiality / Non-disclosure agreements (NDA’s)
  • Letters of intent / term sheets
  • Trusts
  • Employee stock option plans
  • And more…

Agreements entered-into without a lawyer’s review risk being deemed invalid or being open to contentious litigation down the road. A lawyer can bring the important issues to your attention and work to ensure your rights and interests are protected and incorporated properly into an agreement.

Contact us to discuss your case and obtain personalized legal advice relevant to you.

The general information on this page is not applicable to any specific case and is intended for information purposes only. It is not a substitute for legal advice and may not be relied on as such. Readers are expressly advised to consult with a qualified lawyer for advice regarding their specific circumstances and entitlements under Ontario law.