Practice Area Overview

Borrowing and Lending Money

  • Construction financing
  • Equity take out
  • Land development and investment
  • Loan agreements
  • Secured, syndicated and mezzanine financing

Business and Corporate

  • Amalgamations, continuances and arrangements
  • Business contracts including employment agreements
  • Directors’ and officers’ liability
  • Franchises
  • Incorporations and unanimous shareholder agreements
  • Joint ventures
  • Partnerships, limited partnerships and trusts
  • Share capitalizations and restructuring
  • Share purchase and asset purchase agreements

Construction

  • Builder’s liens
  • Contractor and subcontractor agreements
  • Construction financing
  • Defence of claims and dispute resolution
  • Design and engineering issues
  • Procurement agreements

Litigation

  • Bankruptcy and insolvency
  • Builders’ lien claims
  • Collections and recovery
  • Contract and commercial disputes
  • Defamation claims
  • Employment claims
  • Estate litigation
  • Foreclosure
  • Fraud and asset tracing
  • Insurance claims
  • Investor claims
  • Landlord-tenant disputes
  • Negligence and tort claims
  • Shareholder disputes

Oil & Gas

  • Farm-out agreements
  • Land use hearings
  • Oil and Gas purchase and sales
  • Royalty agreements
  • Title review
  • Transportation agreements

Real Estate

  • Commercial leasing
  • Condominium development, management and administration
  • Community development and planning
  • Disclosure documentation
  • Financing
  • Land development and subdivision
  • Residential and commercial real estate transactions

Securities & Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Capital pool company transactions
  • Change-of-business transactions
  • Exempt market registration
  • Going-private transactions
  • Private placements
  • Prospectus offerings
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Subordinated debt and equity financings
  • Takeover bids and defences

Trademark Law

  • Infringement and enforcement of rights
  • Trademarks and copyright registration
  • Sale and licensing agreements

Wills, Estates, and Trust

  • Enduring power of attorney
  • Last will and testament
  • Family trusts
  • Personal directive
  • Probate and administration of estates
  • Succession planning
  • US/Canada cross border issues