Our Team

Our Corporate / Commercial team advises clients on all aspects of business law matters. They provide advice that helps clients achieve their business and financial objectives. Our lawyers apply their skills and experience to a broad range of regional, national, and international business sectors, including:

  • Technology

  • Venture Capital

  • Natural resources

  • Finance

  • Manufacturing

  • Communications

  • Transportation

  • Agency and distribution

  • Retail

  • Franchising

  • Leasing

  • Media and entertainment, including the video game industry

  • Professional services

  • Cannabis

Our clients include public and private companies of varying sizes, partnerships, joint ventures; trade and professional associations; entrepreneurs and early-stage companies; and non-profit and charitable organizations operating locally, nationally, and internationally.

Our lawyers assist in the formation, organization, and acquisition of businesses, including:

  • Corporate reorganizations

  • Mergers & acquisitions

  • International business arrangements

  • Foreign investment

  • Partnerships and joint ventures

  • Licensing

  • Technology and intellectual property transfers

  • Structuring and negotiation of commercial transactions

  • Preparation of commercial agreements, contracts, and other commercial documents


  • Providing  comprehensive representation to buyers and sellers of assets or shares in the following industries

    • Forest products

    • Telecommunications

    • Medical, bio-medical, medical diagnostic products, and research facilities

    • Industrial equipment manufacturing, sale, servicing, and licensing

    • Hotels and restaurants

    • Nightclubs, cabarets, bars, pubs, and other liquor licensed premises

    • Cartage, warehousing, transportation and logistics

    • Automobile and motor vehicle dealerships and service facilities

    • Aircraft operations and servicing

    • Software development and distribution

  • Assisting in establishing and coordinating public private partnerships, including the RAV Line Project

  • Negotiation and preparation of purchase agreements, construction contracts, and commercial leases in respect of facilities and venues constructed for the 2010 Winter Olympics

  • Establishment of a national multi-financial institution ATM network

  • Assisting corporate clients in all aspects of corporate governance, including preparation of shareholders, non-competition, and employment agreements

  • Negotiation and preparation of franchise, joint venture, co-ownership, and limited partnership agreements

  • Advising clients in respect of general corporate law matters