Corporate and Business Law

Mann Law’s corporate and business lawyers work for Ontario businesses and their owners. We want you to conduct your business as efficiently as possible regardless of what type of entity it is. We service:

  • Corporation/Non-Profit Corporation
  • Shareholder, Partnership, Joint-Venture Agreements
  • Limited-Liability Company
  • Franchises

From day-to-day advice to complex matters, we offer a full range of business services tailored to your needs.  Among other services, we offer:

  • Incorporation and organization
  • Corporate governance
  • Directors’ duties and liabilities
  • New corporate legislation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Sales/Purchase/Lease of Business
  • Compliance Matters
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Corporate Structure
  • Franchise Law
  • Joint Ventures
  • Trademarks
  • Commercial Leases
  • Real Estate (including commercial real estate)
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Other Business Agreements with Vendors, Buyers and Equipment Leases

Canada’s complex immigration system can be very difficult to navigate.  That is why we offer a wide range of immigration services for businesses, investors, and professionals.  Our lawyers can advise you in all areas including:

  • Work permit applications and extensions
  • Labour Market Opinion applications
  • Permanent Residence Applications
  • Business Visitor Status, and other permit exceptions
  • Temporary Resident Permits
  • Work/Visitor/Study permits for family members of applicants

At Mann Law, we are able to provide our clients with a wide range of expertise in drafting and negotiating commercial agreements. We offer timely and practical advice in establishing the commercial arrangements which run their businesses. Whether it is a contract with a key customer or supplier, or establishing the relationship between participants in a business, we work with you to fulfill your business objectives while protecting your interests. In drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, our lawyers will ensure your interests are protected. Our area of practice includes the drafting and negotiating of the following types of commercial agreements:

  • Shareholder, Partnership, and Joint Venture Agreements
  • Licence Agreements
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Supply and Distribution Agreements
  • Management and Consulting Agreements
  • Service Agreements

We at Mann Law have broad experience in franchising matters and represent several large franchisees in Canada. We advise on developing franchise systems, buying and selling franchises, and converting existing businesses into franchises. We draft and negotiate franchise agreements, land development agreements, master franchise agreements, and territorial licenses. We advise on protection of trademarks and proprietary information, and help in various methods of financing of franchise companies.

We understand the obstacles that face new businesses in Canada.  We work with you to help you realize your goals in an efficient, cost effective manner.  We will work alongside you at every step of your business, from structuring your operations to managing risk.  We can advise you in areas such as real estate, employment and labour law, and acquiring real estate.  Our services also include:

  • Business Formation Options
  • Licensing
  • Protecting your trademarks and intellectual property
  • Shareholder, Partnership, and Joint Venture Agreements
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Finance

Do you have general questions or concerns regarding your business or corporation?  Mann Law is here to answer any questions you may have, and ensure the protection of your enterprise.  We offer your board members and any senior management advice on how to minimize the risk of litigation, as well as ongoing compliance, disclosure, and corporate governance matters.

Mann Law also offers its clients corporate minute book maintenance and management to ensure your corporate records are accurate and up to date – ensuring you are aware of any potential risks and adverse regulatory action to your business.  In a constantly changing regulatory environment, our lawyers provide leading edge advice by combing their knowledge and understanding of legislation and with best practices.  We provide corporate governance solutions tailored to each of our clients’ needs in order to meet or exceed government standards.

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