Experienced Lawyers in Business Law

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All businesses face legal challenges and opportunities daily. As your company’s owner or chief executive, you must address these matters quickly and effectively without allowing them to interfere with your organization’s daily operations, and its commitments to existing customers, partners, and employees.

Barriston’s business law team has the go-to trusted advisors for small, medium, and large business entities throughout central Ontario. We provide sound advice and expert counsel for business owners and leaders through our comprehensive range of cost-effective business law services, giving you the time you need to run the business with peace of mind, knowing that your legal concerns are covered.

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Business Law

Our business law team is strategically positioned to provide the best possible advice, at the best price.

With the breadth and depth of experience that we possess, we can put the right team members on the job, depending upon the specific situation, but always with the oversight of a seasoned senior lawyer. This approach brings great value to our clients, who look to us to act as part of their team. Businesses often have changing needs depending upon the stage of their growth:

Starting Out: Get experienced advice about the legal issues involved with starting a new business, incorporation, leasing, shareholder agreements, franchising and liability issues. When you are just getting started, the right advice is a must!

Growing: As your business grows, so too do the legal complexities. Having the right law firm on your team is invaluable. Bringing on new shareholders, entering into co-venture agreements, expanding your physical space, intellectual property, mergers, financing, employees, and a myriad of other issues will arise and require resolution. We are here to help.

Buying & Selling: If you are contemplating buying or selling a business, it is crucial that you have the right legal advice from the outset. Speak to us before you start negotiations. We can assist with putting together the right deal for you, and then documenting it to help ensure that you get what you pay for (or get paid).

Succession/Retirement: There are so many issues involved with leaving the business, or bringing on new management or ownership. with family-owned businesses being particularly challenging. At Barriston, we have been there before, and have a wealth of knowledge and experience to assist you through the transitioning of business operations and ownership.

“Barriston was able to provide me with an experienced lead lawyer to oversee a large project, but utilize junior lawyers and clerks, to keep costs in line with expectations. They were also able to tap into expertise in other areas of their firm where needed. Great one stop resource for my company’s legal needs.” – Business Law Client

Experienced lawyers in Business Law.

Guy Brucculeri

Senior Associate

Alex Cockburn

Associate

John Cockburn

John Cockburn

Retired

Heather Dixon

Associate

John Dooley

John Dooley

Senior Associate

Pamela Heary

Associate

Chris Holmes

Chris Holmes

Counsel

Cassandra Ironside

Cassandra Ironside

Associate

Graham Knight

Graham Knight

Counsel

Bill Lang

Bill Lang

Counsel

Scott McEachran

Scott McEachran

Counsel

Joanne McPhail

Joanne McPhail

Managing Partner

Christine Nickel

Christine Nickel

Associate

Cayley Rodd

Counsel

Lisa Roszell

Lisa Roszell

Partner

Tori Skot

Associate

David Smith

David Smith

Partner

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