Corporate & Commercial

Our corporate & commercial lawyers lead in some of the largest transactions involving business in Atlantic Canada, while also providing advice and counsel to small and medium sized enterprises. Our approach, regardless of the size of our client, is to leverage our industry experience while crafting a custom solution that works for you.

Our experience and knowledge allow us to anticipate, adapt and respond promptly with practical solutions to your specific business needs. The diverse skills of our corporate & commercial team allow us to provide a complete range of business law services, including:

  • Negotiating complex commercial agreements
  • Secured transactions
  • Capital raising, including public offerings (IPOs)
  • Business formation and structuring
  • Corporate governance
  • Purchases and sales of businesses
  • Joint ventures
  • Public-private partnerships
  • Taxation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate finance and securities.

Find information on Corporate Services.

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The Birth of Green Choice

Nova Scotia’s Sustainable Development Goals Act (the “SDGA”), passed in 2019, sets out the province’s renewable energy (“RE”) targets, including the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by at least 53% below 2005 levels by 2030 and net zero emissions by 2050. And, following on the federal government commitment to source 100% renewable electricity for federal […]

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Nova Scotia Election Update

On August 17th, a provincial election was held in Nova Scotia. Contrary to what the polling and pundits were predicting, Tim Houston led his PC party to a majority win. Premier Tim Houston announced his new Executive Council on August 31.

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Defences available to manufacturers in product liability claims

Product liability claims are often rooted in provincial sale of goods legislation. Sale of goods statutes afford consumers a set of protections, which are fairly uniform across jurisdictions. Depending on the circumstances of the case, a manufacturer faced with a sale of goods claim may have a number of available defences. The absence of contractual […]

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