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Corporate and Commercial Law

D’Agostino and Associates offer a wide variety of state-of-the-art advice and legal services to our clients.  Many of our clients come from the business world and include entrepreneurs, owner-operators, family businesses, health practitioners, accountants, manufacturers, public institutions, and large corporations.  Although their needs may differ, each of our clients relies upon our ability to deliver “Bay Street” legal service without the Toronto ticket price.

At D’Agostino & Associates, we work with our clients to address day-to-day corporate and commercial legal needs, as well as unique and emergent legal issues and goals. Consider us part of your “in-house” team.

D’Agostino & Associates offers a variety of legal services geared to  meet the needs of  our corporate and commercial clients, including:

  • Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures
  • Provincial and Federal Incorporations
  • Re-Organizations and Amalgamations
  • Buying, Selling, Financing a Business
  • Corporate filings, including Articles of Amendments
  • Company Organization and Tax Structures
  • Advice on Director and Officer Liability
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Shareholders Agreements
  • Negotiation and Preparation of Commercial Contracts
  • Source Code and Intellectual Property Contracts
  • Commercial and industrial property and equipment leasing agreements
  • Work out and insolvency assistance

The corporate and commercial law team coordinates with our other practice areas, including real estate, employment, and intellectual property, allowing us to provide our clients with a start-to-finish approach to legal services.  We invest time to understand our clients’ businesses so that we may better address their needs and allow them the time to focus on their goals.

Residential & Commercial Real Estate Law

Residential Real Estate

Buying or selling a home is one of the most important transactions an individual will ever take part in.  Our services include everything from drafting and/or reviewing agreements of purchase and sale, mortgage financing of the property, and closing the purchase or sale of a home, recreational property, or investment property.  We have many years of experience in real estate, ranging from the simplest to the most sophisticated and complex transactions.

Services include:

• Transactions involving mortgage enforcement
• Land development
• Subdivisions
• Condominiums
• Rezoning
• Leasing arrangements

Commercial and Industrial Real Estate


Our firm represents developers, builders, financial institutions, private entrepreneurs, and closely-held business corporations. Because of our years of involvement in the real estate and construction industries, we have developed a deep understanding of the provincial land development process.

Services include:

• Land Assembly and Planning
• Acquisition, Subdivision, and Development
• Financing
• Commercial and Industrial Condominium Creations and Administration
• Leasing
• Landlord/Tenant issues

Wills, Estate Administration & Trusts


Some of the most important services required by our clients involve the drafting and preparation of wills and powers of attorney.  Estate planning, taxation, and administration form an integral part of the practice. The importance of durable powers of attorney and corporate and personal wills cannot be overlooked or underestimated.  We take a very active role in helping our clients prepare for and deal with future life-altering events such as death and incapacity. Succession planning done by our firm is tailored to the needs of each individual client.  We confer with your consultants and financial advisors to ensure your plan is legally sound and tax-efficient.

Services include:

• Personal Wills
• Corporate Wills
• Powers of Attorney and Living Wills
• Inter-Vivos Trusts & Testamentary Trusts.
• Estate Administration Services. 

We offer a full range of estate administration services.  We act for personal representatives and beneficiaries of estates and can determine whether or not court applications are necessary.  We provide assistance, direction, and advice in the settlement of estates including: property transfers, life insurance payments, transfer of funds (RRSPs, bank accounts, etc.), and obtaining the assistance of and consultations with accountants and/or other professionals required to ensure the proper administration on an estate.

Wealth Management


We assist high net worth individuals and families with developing tailored estate planning, and legal advice. We connect these clients with sound taxation advice and investment management through our partners, with the goal of sustaining and growing long-term wealth.

With considerable wealth comes  enhanced need for privacy and security, and greater need for trusted advice.  Our clients approach us knowing we are seasoned advisors, dedicated to the security of their finances now, and well into the future. We fulfill the duties of confidante and advocate, and we are available to them in the face of all emergencies. One call to the person you trust can do it all. Whether our clients are the owners of wealth, an inheritor, or a financial advisor, they place their confidence in a D’Agostino & Associates lawyer.

Labour and Employment (Employer)


We advise management/employers, both public and private sector, on a range of employment matters, including daily human resource management issues, dismissal, and discipline of employees, workplace investigations, workplace accommodations, and guidance on employment standards and other applicable employment-related legislation.

Services also include:

  • Drafting of a variety of employment agreements
  • Drafting confidentiality and non-solicitation agreements
  • Drafting workplace policies and handbooks
  • Interpretation and legal analysis of already existing employment agreements, and collective agreements.

Not-For-Profit Organizations


The focus of the solicitors at D’Agostino is in serving not-for-profit organizations through an effective legal risk management approach to the practice of law and providing legal services in the areas of not-for-profit law.

Services include:

  • Including incorporation
  • Development of national structures
  • Related areas of corporate and commercial law
  • Contracts
  • Real estate and leasing
  • By-law and regulation review and restructuring
  • Labour and employment
  • Privacy law
  • Presentations on up-to-date relevant legislation and public policy
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