Meticulous and Strategic Business Advice
Serving as the registered and records office for approximately 650 companies, we maintain a diverse business law practice working with intergenerational clients. No matter what stage your business is in, we gain a thorough understanding of your needs, offer meticulous oversight of the reporting process, and act as advocates representing your best interests, so you can direct your full attention to what matters most—your business.
We act for clients across a broad industry spectrum, including start-up and technology companies; real estate owners and developers, including on First Nations land; medical and dental professionals; healthcare providers; family-owned businesses; financial services providers; contractors; manufacturers; retailers; distributors; restaurants, many of which involve multiple locations; and non-profits organizations.
Advice regarding choice of entity and preparation of documents for the formation, incorporation, and organization of corporations (provincial), partnerships, and joint ventures.
Advice and preparation of documents in connection with corporate alterations, reorganizations, and amalgamations.
Buying and Selling Businesses
Advice to buyers, sellers, and lenders in connection with the buying and selling of businesses; conducting due diligence; and negotiation and preparation of letters of intent, asset purchase agreements, share purchase agreements, amalgamation agreements, loan agreements, and related closing documentation.
Advice to officers, directors, and shareholders on matters of corporate governance, including director and officer obligations and fiduciary duties, conflicts of interest, shareholder rights, voting and proxy matters, conduct of directors’ and shareholders’ meetings; preparation of directors’ resolutions and shareholders’ resolutions; maintenance of corporate records; and negotiation and preparation of shareholders’ agreements.
Start-Up and Technology Companies
Advice and preparation of documents for entrepreneurs and investors from start-up through financing and exit strategy, including preparation of term sheets, subscription agreements, and shareholder agreements; employment agreements; confidentiality agreements; licensing agreements; and partner and re-seller agreements.
Advice regarding licensing, sales, agency, and other business contracts and agreements (including construction contracts), and negotiation and preparation of such agreements; advice regarding risk management and succession planning; and advice regarding business planning (including for expansion).