We help our clients make confident decisions.

Business Law

Startups & Incorporations

We have the answers to many of the typical questions faced by startups and provide much-needed certainty.  Join the hundreds  of startups who have worked with us. We truly enjoy the energy of a new venture, the drive to grow and the ability to pass on our learning to help support your new businesses.

 

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Outside General Counsel

Get great value from personal guidance and help with identifying issues, discussing pending legal matters and prioritizing your needs.  We help you cultivate a “think like a lawyer” learning experience and provide an opportunity to get your legal house in order while you grow. 

 

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Corporate Finance/Private Placements

Lean on us to navigate the different structures used to issue securities in raising funds like warrants, special warrants, options, convertible debentures, joint ventures and related securities laws allowing you to keep your focus on closing.

 

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Are you considering an acquisition, merger or some other strategic arrangement to support your vision for growth? –  We collaborate with you throughout the process to close and share our knowledge with you to make sure all goes well without interrupting your day-to-day operations.

 

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Corporate Reorganization

It is never too early or too late to have discussions. surrounding a business succession or future retirement plan as transferring your business using the most tax efficient means can help future generations to continue to thrive. Our “simple approach” and “plain English” explanations offer you the information you need to understand the process so you can make decisions you believe are in your best interest.

 

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Succession Planning, Wills & Estates

Although never easy to discuss, having a comprehensive estate plan not only ensures your assets are transferred according to your wishes, but it can also assist in minimizing income tax consequences. We provide as much information to you as possible to help guide your decision and give you peace of mind.  

 

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Real Estate Law

Buying or Selling

Draw on our experience as we routinely review Purchase and Sale Agreements to be proactive in managing issues before closing. We work with you to ensure you have the knowledge and resources available to make good decisions. The certainty of knowing what to expect and how to deal with it can make the difference between an emotional closing and a smooth closing.

 

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Residential Real Estate

Buying or selling your home is a big life decision, and we can ensure you do not encounter any unnecessary stress points.

 

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Commercial Real Estate Sales & Leasing

Buying, selling or leasing a commercial property is a comprehensive transaction. We have the experience to give you peace of mind.

 

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Refinancing & Mortgage Renewal

Taking advantage of home equity or is it time to renew your mortgage? Trust our real estate professionals to keep your paperwork in order.

 

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Meet our team of experienced lawyers

Joseph Chiummiento

Joseph Chiummiento

Corporate & Securities Lawyer

As a corporate lawyer, Joseph’s practice is focused on securities transactions, mergers & acquisitions and much more.

Laura P. Mijares

Laura P. Mijares

Real Estate Lawyer

Laura focuses her practice on residential and commercial real estate law, corporate law and wills and estates.

Eduardo Cisternas

Eduardo Cisternas

Real Estate Lawyer

Eduardo practices in the areas of residential and commercial real estate law, and wills and estates.

Multiple Wills

How do multiple wills work? As a business owner or as a professional, years of hard work require smart estate planning. Read about the most effective estate planning strategies available in our province.

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Holiday Stress Not

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Psychology of Success

What stops us from taking action, from driving for our vision of an ideal existence? Ever wanted to start a business, grow your business to the next revenue threshold, grab that next promotion in your organization? What is the psychology of success?

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