Legal Services For Businesses And Corporations
Entrepreneurs have a specific focus: building and maintaining their businesses. On the way to achieving corporate success, owners need legal advice to see their enterprises run smoothly. At Foster Law Office, we offer a full range of legal services in Mississauga. We help with incorporation, shareholder agreements, contract disputes and other business law issues.
Advice On Business Structure And Incorporation
At Foster Law Office, we can advise you on the benefits of incorporation. If such a structure is right for your business, we will bring a corporation into being. This process can include:
- Name searches
- Business registration
- Drafting and registering Articles of Incorporation
- Determining share classes
- Determining signing officers
Foster Law Office can also maintain the corporate records of your business, contained in an organized format known as a minute book.
Purchase And Sale Of A Business
Foster Law Office will provide all the legal services necessary for you to execute the purchase or sale of an existing business. We have negotiated ownership transfer of franchise locations of major food and coffee chains in Ontario, in addition to small independent businesses. We will handle all major aspects of the transaction including inventory, shares, franchise fees, employees, commercial leases and zoning applications.
Shareholder And Partnership Agreements
We draft and review corporate shareholder agreements and partnership agreements. Aspects of these agreements can include:
- Shareholder rights and obligations
- Payment of dividends
- Consequences of the death or incapacity of a shareholder
We can also draft corporate bylaws and advise on their contents in the event of a dispute.
As barristers and solicitors, we also represent corporate clients in contract disputes and other forms of litigation.
Discuss Your Business Law Matter With A Lawyer
Foster Law Office is committed to developing ongoing relationships with our business law clients. We want to be your advisors right from the start of your business. To arrange a meeting, email us or call our office in Mississauga at 289-814-1570 or toll free at 1-800-724-6592.