Law Practice Areas

Multi-faceted legal advice from our team.

With over 25 lawyers, our firm is positioned to provide you with a holistic, collaborative approach to any legal issue, drawing on the areas of practice which come into play in each scenario. Our Business Law Group is one of the largest in the region, boasting 3 of the 26 Certified Specialists in Ontario. Our Family Law Group also has a Certified Specialist amongst them and is one of the largest most respected family law departments in Central Ontario. Our Municipal Department acts for numerous municipalities across Central Ontario and also for developers and land owners who require this specific knowledge and experience. Whether it’s your first real estate purchase, your estate plan, the acquisition of your next business, a litigation matter, or your succession plan into retirement, we are here to provide you with peace of mind along the journey.



Barriston’s business law team has the go-to trusted advisors for small, medium, and large business entities throughout Central Ontario.

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What is a trademark? What is a copyright?  Get the guidance you need to protect your intellectual property assets.

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Receiving competent, timely and thoughtful advice is extremely beneficial and comforting to people weathering the uncertainties of divorce, and the breakup of families.

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Looking to avoid the delays of court? Maybe you and your ex feel you can work out your separation through a mediated settlement? Save time and money.

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Municipal Law


Site plan? Construction contract? Land use planning or rezoning? Our Municipal lawyers have a wealth of experience to get you through the process.

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Real estate law


Having an experienced real estate lawyer on your side early in the sale or acquisition process will reduce risks and save you time and money.

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Will & Estates


Our estate planning department offers services including the drafting of wills and powers of attorney, the establishment of family trusts, and more.

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Estate Litigation


Estate and trust challenges and elder law problems are complicated and frequently the law is unclear; Let us help.

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Civil Litigation


Our litigation counsel are dedicated to providing competent, timely and thoughtful advice to our clients.

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We help businesses and employees with employment law issues. Employment law is often complex. Get clarity on your rights and obligations.

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Our law firm offers its clients:

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Our Entire Team

From law clerks, to junior lawyers to Certified Specialists and senior counsel.

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Open Communication

Timely and transparent communication with you and everyone involved in your matter.

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Results-Driven Advice

Impactful and useful advice that you can implement, to improve your life and business.

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Peace of Mind

Put our knowledge and expertise to work. Get the peace of mind that experience provides.