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Toronto business law lawyers practice business law, corporate law and commercial law in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Many also practice property law and creditors' rights law. Toronto business law lawyers are members of the Law Society of Upper Canada. 

The  Law Society Referral Service  is a very good way to find a Toronto lawyer who practices business law in Toronto and the surrounding region. 

Each Toronto business law lawyer may have an office in Toronto or an office outside of Toronto, perhaps in the Greater Toronto area. The Greater Toronto Area includes Mississauga business law lawyers, Oakville business law lawyers, Brampton business law lawyers, York Region business law lawyers (including Newmarket business law lawyers, and Durham Region business law lawyers (including Pickering business law lawyers, Ajax business law lawyers, and Oshawa business law lawyers).  

Each Toronto business law lawyer is a barrister, solicitor, and notary public. Toronto business law barristers are Toronto business law lawyers who appear in Toronto and other Greater Toronto Area courts. Toronto business law solicitors are Toronto lawyers who don't usually go to Court but spend most of their time in their Toronto offices or working elsewhere in Toronto with Toronto business law clients. Some Toronto business law lawyers spend most of their time acting as solicitors. Other Toronto business law lawyers spend most of their time preparing for possible business law litigation in the Superior Court of Justice in Toronto.   

Toronto business law lawyers act as Toronto solicitors when they incorporate new companies under the Ontario Business Corporations Act or the Canada Business Corporations Act, establish partnerships under the Ontario Partnerships Act or the Limited Partnerships Act, or simply advise a client on a sole proprietorship.

Toronto business law lawyers advise Toronto creditors and debtors respecting the rights and remedies available to both secured and unsecured creditors in Toronto where business and other debts are in danger of not being paid. Toronto business law lawyers can advise their business clients respecting the registration of a security interest in either real property or personal property. Toronto business law lawyers can advise their business and other clients respecting bankruptcy and insolvency. 

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Business Law Legislation Applicable to Toronto Lawyers

Toronto lawyers who practice business law (Toronto business law lawyers) use federal legislation enacted by the Parliament of Canada and provincial legislation enacted by the Legislature of Ontario respecting business law, corporations law, partnerships law, commercial law, and property issues. Here are some examples of business law statutes used by Toronto business law lawyers when they help establish and maintain Ontario businesses.

Business Law Canada Business Corporations Act 6 Articles of incorporation
Business Law Business Corporations Act 102 Voting rights
Business Law Business Corporations Act 105(1) Requisition for shareholders meeting
Business Law Business Corporations Act 12(2) Failure to perform undertaking
Business Law Business Corporations Act 16 Capacity to act outside Ontario
Business Law Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 81 Persons claiming property in possession of bankrupt
Business Law Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 82 Trustee to have right to sell patented articles
Business Law Business Corporations Act 10(1) Restrictions on corporate name
Business Law Business Corporations Act 10(2) Restrictions on corporate name
Business Law Business Corporations Act 102(2) Representative
Business Law Business Corporations Act 11(2) Unauthorized use of “Limited”
Business Law Business Corporations Act 112(1) Information circular
Business Law Business Corporations Act 115 Directors
Business Law Business Corporations Act 115(2) Board of directors
Business Law Business Corporations Act 115(3) Board of directors
Business Law Business Corporations Act 116(2) Confirmation by shareholders
Business Law Business Corporations Act 117(1) First directors meeting
Business Law Business Corporations Act 118(1) Qualifications of directors
Business Law Business Corporations Act 118(3) Directors to be resident Canadians
Business Law Business Corporations Act 119 First directors
Business Law Business Corporations Act 12(1) Change of name if objectionable
Business Law Business Corporations Act 126(2) Exceptions
Business Law Business Corporations Act 129(1) Resolutions in writing
Business Law Business Corporations Act 130 Liability of directors
Business Law Business Corporations Act 131 Directors’ liability to employees for wages
Business Law Business Corporations Act 134 Standards of care
Business Law Business Corporations Act 14(1) Registered office
Business Law Business Corporations Act 14(3) Change of location
Business Law Business Corporations Act 14(4) Change of municipality
Business Law Business Corporations Act 15 Corporate powers
Business Law Business Corporations Act 168(1) (M) Amendments
Business Law Business Corporations Act 168(11)(a) Amendments
Business Law Business Corporations Act 168(4) Change of number name
Business Law Business Corporations Act 17(2) Power limited by articles
Business Law Business Corporations Act 173(1)(a) Restated articles of incorporation
Business Law Business Corporations Act 173(3) Restated certificate of incorporation
Business Law Business Corporations Act 22(3) Rights of shareholders
Business Law Business Corporations Act 24(3) Exception to subs. (2)
Business Law Business Corporations Act 5 Assignment of number
Business Law Business Corporations Act 6 Certificate of incorporation
Business Law Business Corporations Act 7 Certificate of incorporation
Business Law Business Corporations Act 9 Name prohibition
Business Law Business Names Act 2 Registering name
Business Law Canada Business Corporations Act 10(1) Name of corporation
Business Law Canada Business Corporations Act 11 Reserving name
Business Law Canada Business Corporations Act 112(1) Number of directors
Business Law Canada Business Corporations Act 118 Directors’ liability
Business Law Canada Business Corporations Act 153(1) Duty of intermediary
Business Law Canada Business Corporations Act 19(2) Conditions precedent to liability
Business Law Canada Business Corporations Act 2 Definitions
Business Law Canada Business Corporations Act 21 Access to corporate records
Business Law Canada Business Corporations Act 22 Form of records
Business Law Canada Business Corporations Act 24(3) Rights attached to shares
Business Law Canada Business Corporations Act 39 Adjustment of stated capital account
Business Law Canada Business Corporations Act 45(2) Lien on shares
Business Law Canada Business Corporations Act 5 Incorporators
Business Law Canada Business Corporations Act 6 Articles of incorporation
Business Law Canada Business Corporations Act 7 Delivery of articles of incorporation
Business Law Canada Business Corporations Act 8 Certificate of incorporation
Business Law Canada Business Corporations Act 9 Effect of certificate
Business Law Commercial Tenancies Act 36 Service of notices to quit, for seizure of exempt goods, to set off rent
Business Law Commerical Tenancies Act 37 Formal defects not to invalidate steps
Business Law Corporations Information Act 3 Initial return, extra-provincial corporation
Business Law Corporations Information Act 4 Time of delivery
Business Law Employment Standards Act 33(1) Right to vacation
Business Law Employment Standards Act 33.2 Timing of vacation, alternative vacation entitlement year
Business Law Employment Standards Act 57 Employer notice period
Business Law Employment Standards Act 61 Requirements during notice period
Business Law Federal Courts Act 18.1 Application for judicial review
Business Law Federal Courts Rules 110 Notice to Attorney General
Business Law Limited Partnership Act 10 Rights of limited partner
Business Law Limited Partnership Act 16 Limited partner’s liability to partnership
Business Law Limited Partnerships Act 11(2) When profit may not be paid
Business Law Limited Partnerships Act 12(1) Business dealings by limited partner with partnership
Business Law Limited Partnerships Act 14 Limited partners’ rights as between themselves
Business Law Limited Partnerships Act 15(3) Return of limited partner’s contribution
Business Law Limited Partnerships Act 2(2) Whom to consist
Business Law Limited Partnerships Act 3(3) Expiry of declaration
Business Law Limited Partnerships Act 4 Registrar may require copy of record
Business Law Limited Partnerships Act 5 General and limited partners
Business Law Limited Partnerships Act 7(1) Contribution of limited partner
Business Law Limited Partnerships Act 9 Liability of limited partner
Business Law Occupational Health and Safety Act 43 Refusal to work
Business Law Partnerships Act 29 Accountability for private profits
Business Law Partnerships Act 30 Duty of partner not to compete with firm
Business Law Partnerships Act 10 Liability of partners
Business Law Partnerships Act 10 Liability of partners
Business Law Partnerships Act 11 Liability of firm for wrongs
Business Law Partnerships Act 12 Misapplication of money or property received for or in custody of the firm
Business Law Partnerships Act 2 Partnership
Business Law Partnerships Act 21 Partnership property
Business Law Partnerships Act 24 Rules as to interests and duties of partners
Business Law Partnerships Act 39 Rights of partners as to application of partnership property
Business Law Partnerships Act 45 Saving as to rules of equity and common law
Business Law Partnerships Act 6 Power of partner to bind firm
Business Law Partnerships Act 7 Partners bound by acts on behalf of firm
Business Law Partnerships Act 8 Partner using credit of firm for private purposes
Business Law Partnerships Act 9 Effect of notice that firm not bound by act of partner
Business Law Registry Act 56(10) Effect of deletion
Business Law Registry Act 56(11) Discharge of mortgage registered for ten years
Business Law Workplace Safety and Insurance Act 28 Certain rights of action extinguished
Business Law www.lawyers.ca/international/images/parliament2.jpg 13(1) Certificate of amendment

 

Ontario Business Corporations Act Forms Respecting Incorporation

Ontario Business Names Act Forms

Ontario Corporations Information Act Forms

Limited Partnerships Act Forms

Personal Property Security Act Liens

Canada Business Corporations Act Forms Respecting Incorporation

 

Property Law Legislation Applicable to Toronto Lawyers

Property Law Condominium Act 76 Status certificate
Property Law Electronic Registration Act 13 Designation of Acts Subject to Electronic Registration
Property Law Land Registration Reform Act 1 Minister's Regulation of Forms
Property Law Land Titles Act 44 Liability of registered land to easements and certain other rights
Property Law Land Titles Act 44(1) Provincial taxes and succession duties
Property Law Land Titles Act 44(6) Writs of execution
Property Law Land Titles Act 57 Remedy of person wrongfully deprived of land
Property Law Land Titles Act 6(2) Land titles system
Property Law Registry Act 105 Definition
Property Law Registry Act 106 Deposit of document
Property Law Registry Act 111 Definitions and interpretation
Property Law Registry Act 112(1) Title search period
Property Law Registry Act 112(2) Deemed commencement of chain of title
Property Law Registry Act 113 Expiry of claims
Property Law Registry Act 113(1) Expiry of claims
Property Law Registry Act 113(5) Exceptions
Property Law Registry Act 12(2) Land registry offices
Property Law Registry Act 22(3) Instruments that may be registered
Property Law Registry Act 53(3) Consent of Minister of Finance required
Property Law Residential Tenancies Act 43 Notice of termination
Property Law Residential Tenancies Act 44 Termination of rental period
Property Law Residential Tenancies Act 46 Where notice void
Property Law Residential Tenancies Act 47 Tenant’s notice to terminate, end of period or term
Property Law Residential Tenancies Act 48 Notice, landlord personally, etc., requires unit
Property Law Residential Tenancies Act 49 Notice, purchaser personally requires unit
Property Law Residential Tenancies Act 50 Notice, demolition, conversion or repairs
Property Law Residential Tenancies Act 59 Non-payment of rent
Property Law Residential Tenancies Act 68 Notice of termination, further contravention

 

Ontario Land Registry Offices

Ontario Condominium Act Information

Land Registration Reform Act - Director of Land Registration - O. Reg. 19/99

 

Creditors' Rights Law Legislation Applicable to Toronto Lawyers

Creditors' Remedies Assignments and Preferences Act 4(1) Nullity of gifts, transfers, etc., made with intent to defeat or prejudice creditors
Creditors' Remedies Assignments and Preferences Act 4(2) Unjust preferences
Creditors' Remedies Assignments and Preferences Act 4(3) When there is presumption of intention if transaction has effect of unjust preference
Creditors' Remedies Assignments and Preferences Act 5(1) Assignments for benefit of creditors and good faith sales, etc., protected
Creditors' Remedies Assignments and Preferences Act 5(4) Security given up upon void payment to be returned
Creditors' Remedies Assignments and Preferences Act 5(5) Exceptions
Creditors' Remedies Bank Act 244 Protection of records
Creditors' Remedies Bank Act 427 Loans to certain borrowers and security
Creditors' Remedies Bank Act 428 Priority of bank’s claim
Creditors' Remedies Bank Act 47 Term of first directors
Creditors' Remedies Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 136(1)(f) Priority of claims
Creditors' Remedies Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 14.06(1.2) Non-liability in respect of certain matters
Creditors' Remedies Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 14.06(2) Liability in respect of environmental matters
Creditors' Remedies Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 2(1) Definitions
Creditors' Remedies Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 2(1) Definitions
Creditors' Remedies Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 243(2) Definition of "receiver"
Creditors' Remedies Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 245 Receiver to give notice
Creditors' Remedies Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 247 Good faith, etc.
Creditors' Remedies Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 248(2) Powers of court
Creditors' Remedies Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 67(2) Deemed trusts
Creditors' Remedies Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 67(3) Exceptions
Creditors' Remedies Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 86 Status of Crown claims
Creditors' Remedies Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 86(2) Statutory Crown securities
Creditors' Remedies Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 86(3) Exceptions
Creditors' Remedies Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 87 Statutory Crown securities
Creditors' Remedies Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 87(1) Statutory Crown securities
Creditors' Remedies Bulk Sales Act 16(1) Effect of buyer failing to comply with Act
Creditors' Remedies Business Corporations Act 246 Derivative actions
Creditors' Remedies Business Corporations Act 247 Court order
Creditors' Remedies Business Corporations Act 248(3) Court order
Creditors' Remedies Commercial Tenancies Act 31(2) Declaration by boarder, under-tenant, or lodger that immediate tenant has no property in goods distrained
Creditors' Remedies Commercial Tenancies Act 38(2) Rights of assignee
Creditors' Remedies Construction Lien Act 23 Personal liability of owner
Creditors' Remedies Construction Lien Act 39 Right to information
Creditors' Remedies Courts of Justice Act 101 Injunctions and receivers
Creditors' Remedies Courts of Justice Act 104 Interim order for recovery of personal property
Creditors' Remedies Courts of Justice Act 113 Agreement preventing third party claim or crossclaim
Creditors' Remedies Courts of Justice Act 117 Assessment of damages
Creditors' Remedies Courts of Justice Act 126(1) Bilingual proceedings
Creditors' Remedies Courts of Justice Act 140 Vexatious proceedings
Creditors' Remedies Creditors’ Relief Act 32(3) Time for distribution
Creditors' Remedies Expropriations Act 10(1) Notice of expropriation
Creditors' Remedies Expropriations Act 10(2) Election of date for compensation
Creditors' Remedies Expropriations Act 73(4) Effect of bankruptcy
Creditors' Remedies Fraudulent Conveyances Act 1 Definitions
Creditors' Remedies Fraudulent Conveyances Act 2 Where conveyances void as against creditors
Creditors' Remedies Fraudulent Conveyances Act 3 Where s. 2 does not apply
Creditors' Remedies Land Titles Act 69 Meaning of “vest” or “belong”
Creditors' Remedies Mortgages Act 42 Restrictions as to proceedings
Creditors' Remedies Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Act 11 Restoration of licence on instalment payments
Creditors' Remedies Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Act 4 Application for payment out of Fund where person has cause of action
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 17(1) Care of collateral
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 17(3) Liability for loss
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 17(5) Use of collateral
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 2(a)ii Subject to subsection 4 (1), this Act applies to,
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 20(1)(a)(iii) Unperfected security interests
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 20(1)b Unperfected security interests
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 22 Perfection By possession or repossession
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 30(1) Priority rules for security interests in investment property
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 30(1)2 Secured party with control
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 30(6) Futures intermediary
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 33(3) Priority of seller’s purchase-money security interest
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 38 Subordination
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 46(4) Errors, etc.
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 46(5)(b) Effect of registration
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 59(5) Non-waiver of rights and duties
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 62(20 Exempt collateral
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 62(a) Possession upon default
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 63(1) Disposal of collateral
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 63(2) Methods of disposition
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 63(4) Notice required
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 65(1) Compulsory disposition of consumer goods
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 65(4) Proof of interest
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 65(6) Foreclosure
Creditors' Remedies Personal Property Security Act 67(1)(a) Court orders and directions
Creditors' Remedies Registry Act 22(1) Land under automated system
Creditors' Remedies Repair and Storage Liens Act 1(1) Definitions and interpretation
Creditors' Remedies Repair and Storage Liens Act 10(1) Claim for lien
Creditors' Remedies Repair and Storage Liens Act 14(5) Disposition
Creditors' Remedies Repair and Storage Liens Act 15(1) Sale of article
Creditors' Remedies Repair and Storage Liens Act 15(4) Method of sale
Creditors' Remedies Repair and Storage Liens Act 16 Waste or vacant land of Crown excepted
Creditors' Remedies Repair and Storage Liens Act 20(1) Acknowledgment to one of several mortgagors
Creditors' Remedies Repair and Storage Liens Act 28 Lien claimant’s rights and obligations
Creditors' Remedies Repair and Storage Liens Act 3 Repairer’s lien
Creditors' Remedies Repair and Storage Liens Act 3(3) Disposition
Creditors' Remedies Repair and Storage Liens Act 4(1) Storer’s lien
Creditors' Remedies Repair and Storage Liens Act 4(7) Disposition
Creditors' Remedies Repair and Storage Liens Act 6 Priority of lien
Creditors' Remedies Repair and Storage Liens Act 7(1) Non-possessory lien
Creditors' Remedies Repair and Storage Liens Act 7(3) Priority
Creditors' Remedies Repair and Storage Liens Act 7(5) Acknowledgment of indebtedness required
Creditors' Remedies Repair and Storage Liens Act 7(6) Acknowledgment of indebtedness required
Creditors' Remedies Repairs and Storage Liens Act 4(3) When lien arises

Bankruptcy and Insolvency General Rules

Small Claims Court Forms

Small Claims Court Information

Rules of Civil Procedure

 

Civil and Other Courthouses in the Greater Toronto Area used by Toronto Lawyers

Dufferin , Orangeville  
Dufferin County Courthouse

Frontenac , Kingston  
Kingston Courthouse

Halton , Burlington  
Burlington Courthouse

Halton , Milton  
Milton County Courthouse

Hamilton-Wentworth , Hamilton  
John Sopinka Courthouse

Hastings , Belleville  
Belleville Courthouse

Middlesex , London  
London Court House

Muskoka , Bracebridge  
Bracebridge Courthouse

Niagara , St. Catharines  
St. Catharines Courthouse

Peel , Brampton  
A Grenville & William Davis Courthouse

Perth , Stratford  
Stratford Courthouse

Simcoe , Barrie  
Barrie Courthouse

Toronto , Toronto  
Old City Hall

Toronto , Toronto  
College Park Court

Toronto , Toronto  
Scarborough Courthouse

Toronto , Toronto  
Downsview/North York/1000 Finch

Toronto , Toronto  
Metro West Etobicoke Courthouse 2201 Finch

Toronto , Toronto  
Toronto Superior Court, Criminal, Summary Conviction Appeals, Jury trials

Toronto , Toronto  
311 Jarvis Toronto Youth Court and Family Court

Toronto , Toronto  
Toronto Superior Court - Civil - Filing Documents

Waterloo , Cambridge  
Cambridge Courthouse

Waterloo , Kitchener  
Kitchener-Waterloo

Wellington , Guelph  
Guelph Provincial Courthouse

York , Newmarket  
Newmarket Courthouse

 

Toronto lawyers

 

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