The lawyers in our firm provide legal services in all areas of commercial law. Our clients benefit from our expertise in commercial and fiscal law, bankruptcy law, recoveries and debts due, banking law, construction law, franchising and sales, and corporate financing. Our commercial law professionals specialize in many areas, including business start-ups (incorporations, partnerships, charities and non-profit organizations); acquisitions and sales of companies; mergers; bankruptcies; corporate reorganization and proposals in cases of insolvency; the incorporation of professionals; negotiation and drafting of various commercial agreements (e.g., shareholder, franchise, and service agreements); corporate advisory services for partnerships, charities, and non-profit organizations; and consultancy services on the rights and obligations of shareholders, officers and directors; negotiation and drafting of commercial leases; drafting of trusts; corporate financing; winding-up and voluntary dissolution of companies; updating of company books; intellectual property rights; negotiations; representation before tax authorities; and tax disputes before the Quebec and Canadian tax courts. Our lawyers are familiar with the current mechanisms of arbitration and mediation in these fields.