Expertise

succession planning

Business Succession Planning

We facilitate the corporate succession planning process by helping clients make prudent personal, business and financial decisions related to their businesses.

We also offer counsel in the areas of income taxation, contract law, debtor and creditor law, estate planning, transfer taxation, corporate governance, asset protection, pension law, employment law and dispute resolution.

business organization and restructuring

Business Organization and Restructuring

We can help you form, organize or restructure your corporation, limited liability company or partnership. If you’re not sure which of these structures aligns best with your business strategy and goals, we can advise you based on your needs.

We can also provide confidential counsel on capital structure, corporate governance matters and general management issues.

Secured Lending and Project Financing

Secured Lending and Project Financing

We help businesses and lending institutions negotiate secured transactions related to buying or selling corporate assets and real estate.

Our experience with secured lending and project financing transactions allows us to present various alternatives and to work with you to find the best option for your company. Let us help you avoid costly mistakes by allowing us to work with you to get it right the first time.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions

Our firm advises and represents domestic, First Nations and international companies in mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructuring. Our expertise in corporate taxation has helped clients structure their transactions in the most tax-efficient manner possible.

We’ve worked on both sides of the board room table, representing both the acquiring and acquired firms, including successful negotiations of complex multinational mergers. For example, we’ve negotiated and managed the sale of an industrial contracting company to an international private equity firm, and supervised corporate acquisitions in Mexico, Peru, and Guatemala for a Canadian industrial firm.

Commercial Real Estate and Leasing

Commercial Real Estate and Leasing

We handle a wide variety of commercial real estate matters for both individuals and corporations, from purchases and sales to commercial land development.

We routinely negotiate and draft agreements involving commercial real estate purchases, development, sales, construction and other commercial property-related matters.

Corporate and Commercial Transactions

Corporate and Commercial Transactions

We offer a personalized, client-centered approach to providing business counsel, negotiating contracts and drafting transactional documents. We offer customized legal advice that aligns with the unique business objectives of each client.

Our clients include companies involved in mining, forestry, financial services, retail, manufacturing, construction and development, telecommunications, real estate, and consulting services, among others. We also work with First Nations organizations and international corporations operating in Canada.

Residential Real Estate

Residential Real Estate

We provide corporate legal services for all matters related to residential real estate transactions, including purchase, sale, and refinancing.

With more than 20 years of experience, our real estate support team is dedicated to providing excellent, specialized professional service.

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