Corporate Law

The structure of any business plays a key role in its continuing success. We provide advice about business structures and corporate governance from start-up to ongoing operational and transactional issues.

We serve a wide range of for-profit and not-for-profit clients including construction firms, oil and gas services companies, high-tech and biotech ventures, land development companies, manufacturing firms, professional corporations, unlimited liability corporations, health service providers, hospitals and other health facilities, professional associations, educational institutions, and municipalities and other government organizations.

We provide advice on a wide variety of topics including:

  • board structures
  • corporate restructuring
  • directors’ duties and liabilities
  • estate planning and business succession
  • extra-provincial registrations
  • general and limited partnership arrangements
  • incorporations
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • mezzanine and venture capital financing arrangements
  • policies and corporate governance
  • risk management techniques
  • share purchases and takeovers
  • shareholder agreements
  • shareholders’ rights
  • strategic alliances and joint ventures
  • tax structures