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Partners

 Peter Bouzalas
t: 416 869 5369
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 Walter Bowen, QC
t: 416 869 5326
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 Jason (Jake) Bullen
t: 416 860 2953
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 Casey Chisick
t: 416 869 5403
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 Noble C. Chummar
t: 416 869 5454
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 Y. Ken Chun
t: 416 869 5363
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 W. Bruce Clark
t: 416 869 5367
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 Brian P. Dominique
t: 416 869 5435
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 Jonathan Fleisher
t: 416 860 6596
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 Leonard Glickman
t: 416 869 5993
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 Erik Goldsilver
t: 416 860 2901
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 Maxwell Gotlieb
t: 416 869 5397
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 Colin Ground
t: 416 860 6742
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 Terry Hall
t: 416 860 2992
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 Jim Janetos
t: 416 869 5994
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 Bernice Karn
t: 416 869 5721
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 Brian P. Koscak
t: 416 860 2955
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 Laurie LaPalme
t: 416 869 5781
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 Christopher B. Norton
t: 416 869 5701
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 Sheldon Plener
t: 416 869 5374
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 Andrew M. Reback
t: 416 860 2980
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 Stephen I. Selznick
t: 416 860 6883
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 Gary Steinhart
t: 416 860 2939
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 France M. Tenaille
t: 416 869 5318
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 Ann Watterworth
t: 416 869 5484
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 Luke Woolford
t: 416 869 5332
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Counsel

Associates

 Jamie Firsten
t: 416 860 6730
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 Alison Hayman
t: 416 815 4240
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 Chris Hope
t: 416 860 2972
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 Nia Karabatsos
t: 416 860 6575
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 Steven Kennedy
t: 416 869 5977
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 Brie Lastman
t: 416 815 4369
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 Mickey Lungu
t: 416 642 7459
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 Chad Matheson
t: 416 860 2916
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 Jeff Mikelberg
t: 416 860 6504
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 Patrick Petzall
t: 416 869 5465
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 Steven Pulver
t: 416 860 6445
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 Frank Robinson
t: 416 869 5991
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 Jason R. Sernoskie
t: 416 860 6738
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 Alykhan Somani
t: 416 869 5777
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 Rebecca Valo
t: 416 860 6885
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 Laura Weingarden
t: 416 869 5339
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Law Clerks/ Paralegals

Business

The Business Law Group at Cassels Brock offers a complete range of corporate and commercial legal services delivered by a dynamic and experienced team. We apply our knowledge and skills to provide effective responses and innovative solutions to meet all our clients' needs in a timely manner. We work with a wide range of clients, from small entrepreneurial firms to large private and public companies with local and international interests.

We have experience representing every type of stakeholder, including buyers, sellers, borrowers, lenders, shareholders, takeover or acquisition targets, receivers, boards and committees, franchisors, distributors, partnerships and governments and government corporations.

The lawyers in our Business Law Group offer legal and strategic advice to our clients and structure, negotiate and implement all manner of business transactions on their behalf. We are skilled and experienced in all aspects of corporate and commercial law, including:

  • Acquisitions and divestitures, including share and asset purchases and sales
  • Business structuring - corporations, partnerships, business trusts
  • Shareholder and partnership agreements, joint ventures and other strategic alliances
  • Private equity investments, venture capital and angel financings
  • Project financing
  • Supply, licensing, distribution and outsourcing arrangements and other commercial agreements
  • Corporate recapitalizations, receiverships and turnarounds
  • Public/private partnerships
  • Corporate governance
  • Competition matters
  • International trade issues
  • Stock option plans and executive compensation


Our lawyers have provided business law advice on many prominent, complex and unique transactions and commercial contracts, including:

  • Acting for the purchaser on the acquisition of a National Hockey League franchise and related arena and entertainment complex
  • Acting for the purchaser on the leveraged buyout of one of the largest copper and zinc producers in Canada
  • Acting for several large Canadian based brand name recognized manufacturers, including a footwear manufacturer on its multi-jurisdictional acquisition of a major competitor
  • Acting for a Canadian income fund on its acquisition of a major Canadian cargo transportation company and related initial public offering
  • Acting for a major US software company on several acquisitions of Canadian software companies and assets
  • Acting for a Canadian telecom income fund on its acquisition of a major telecom company and related initial public offering
  • Acting for a large multinational pharmaceutical company on its acquisitions of two competitors, creating one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, and its disposition of non-core businesses
  • Acting for the Province of Ontario in its restructuring of Ontario Hydro and the creation of Ontario Power Generation Inc. and Hydro One Inc.
  • Acting for a renowned mining company on the construction of its electricity transmission line related to a Canadian diamond mine
  • Acting on behalf of a large independent financial services company on its acquisitions of investment dealers and asset managers