Business Law, Corporate Law Services & Acquisitions in Barrie


Devry Smith Frank LLP (“DSF”) Business Law Group represents individuals, private and public corporations, government agencies, financial institutions and nonprofit organizations on a wide range of issues relating to employment law, contracts, taxes, securities, contracts, bankruptcy, financial services regulation, banking and finance, commercial transactions and other legal areas that affect all types of business entities, including corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies (LLC), and sole proprietorships.

Business and Corporate Law Services in Barrie, Ontario
Business and corporate law encompasses all of the laws that govern the setup, purchase,MYOB Essentials, management and closure or sale of any type of business structure. Since the law treats a corporation as a separate entity from its owners there are laws specific to the operations of a corporation, the duties of its management, the rights of shareholders, and other matters that apply mainly to corporations.

Each of our lawyers practice in selected areas of business law and litigation with special focus on a variety of practice areas involving aspects of contract law, tax law, accounting, securities law, bankruptcy, intellectual property rights, licensing, zoning laws, and the laws specific to the actions of corporations. Our in-house team of business and corporate lawyers has the diverse expertise and broad experience to strategically and cost-effectively represent our clients and provide them with the best possible solutions.

Our transactional lawyers play a critical role in virtually all business transactions. With a broad exposure to the transactional practice in the areas of Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Real Estate, Finance, Banking Law, Bankruptcy Law and Tax Law, they offer an impressive range of legal services to help businesses organize their enterprises, negotiate mergers and acquisitions, develop financing strategies and access investors and lenders through the capital markets.

Devry Smith Frank LLP has a highly specialized group of business lawyers who work with startups in a variety of distinct but related legal and business transactions, including choosing the right business structure, franchising, buying an existing business, leasing requirements, dealing with legal contracts, taxation, finding equity financing, and protecting intellectual property.

Our highly skilled corporate litigators deal with a range of issues involving corporate disputes such as breach of contract and warranty cases, disputes over the proper composition of agreements, shareholder disputes, disputes over joint ventures, and post-mergers and acquisitions disputes. They are sought-after legal advisors who assist our clients with risk management issues and day-to-day corporate activities across many jurisdictions.

Our roster of tax attorneys have comprehensive knowledge of the Canadian taxation system and are highly specialized in taxation laws. They represent and defend the interests of individuals, businesses and organizations in a variety of tax issues, including navigating complex tax codes and laws, structuring and documenting business entities, overseeing business tax planning to legally minimize tax burdens, advising clients on estate, tax, and financial planning, filing an appeal of a tax court decision, and handling disputes against the Canada Revenue Agency.

DSF’s team of international business lawyers provide corporate advice and counsel to both Canadian and foreign-based corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and boards of directors. We help corporate clients across a breadth of industries and jurisdictions deal with legal and tax issues pertinent to cross-border business transactions, international financing arrangements, international trade issues and how best to structure their domestic and overseas operations.

For over four decades now, the law firm of Devry Smith Frank LLP has advised and advocated for a broad range of regional, national and international business sectors including 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. We know how important it is to understand our clients’ business goals and are committed to meeting those needs through the consistent development of well-planned and cost-effective legal strategies. Our knowledgeable, well-connected, and client-focused business and corporate lawyers have the resources to help our clients build a sustainable plan for their business’s future. Our business clients can expect the highest quality of legal services from our team of experts at Devry Smith Frank LLP.

Services provided by our Business Lawyers in Barrie, Ontario

Our Barrie corporate and business law group consists of very talented and experienced lawyers who have been practicing business and corporate law since 1972. They can provide quality services in a wide variety of corporate and business law including:

  • Corporate formations
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Commercial leasing
  • Partnership and shareholder disputes
  • Contract drafting and review
  • Corporate record keeping
  • Asset protection
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Collections
  • Labour and employment issues
  • Intellectual property issues
  • Commercial banking issues
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Internal and governance politics

We particularly specialize in assisting start-up companies with their business plans, organizational structures, grant applications, corporate registrations, and lending/financing needs.

Our Barrie corporate and business lawyers work with some of Simcoe County’s largest private corporations and farming enterprises.

We also have a large network of experts and outside professionals with whom we work closely to provide our clients with a complete team of expertise. This includes: real estate agents, tax experts, accountants, bankers, and many others.

We rely on our strong client relationships, our diverse experience and our professional network to help us get the job done in a timely and cost-effective manner. As our practice continues to grow, Devry Smith Frank LLP lawyers continually seek to further enrich their knowledge base and network of connections. Our team of legal professionals are active community members and are passionately involved in various regional, national and international legal and professional organizations to continually help broaden our innovative approach and deepen our uncompromising commitment to our clients’ success.

For more information regarding any of your Corporate and Business law needs, please contact our Barrie Corporate and Business law lawyers listed on the right on this page. We invite you to come visit our office for a free initial consultation to discuss the legal services that may be suitable to your needs.

For more information regarding any of your estate Planning needs, please contact our Barrie Estate Planning lawyers listed on the right on this page.
We encourage you to visit our full roster of lawyers practicing in many different areas of law and visiting our other office locations in TorontoBarrie and Whitby.

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