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Peter D. Bouroukis LAW

Corporate Commercial Law

Corporate Commercial Law
Whether you are starting a business, buying or selling a business, or reorganizing your existing business practices, we can assist you in all areas of business law including the following:

  • Business Formations
    • Ontario or Federal incorporations
    • General Partnerships and Limited Partnerships
    • Shareholder or Partnership Agreements
    • Business Name, Domain Name and Trade-Mark Registrations
  • Buying & Selling of Businesses (Mergers & Acquisitions)
    • Share and Asset Purchase Agreements
    • Amalgamations
    • Reorganizations
    • Dissolutions and Winding-up
  • Corporate Finance & Securities
    • Exempt Offerings and Private Placements
    • Corporate and Business financing
    • Loan Collateral and Security
  • Franchising
    • Buying and Selling of Franchises
    • Franchise Disputes
  • Contracts
    • Confidentiality and Non-competition Agreements
    • Consulting Agreements
    • Employment Agreements
    • Equipment Leases
    • Distribution Agreements
    • Technology Transfer Agreements
    • Joint Ventures
    • Co-Ownership Agreements
    • Sales Agency Agreements

Real Estate Law

We have a substantial experience in commercial and residential real estate matters including the following:

  • Residential Purchase & Sale Transactions
    • Negotiating and drafting agreements of purchase and sale Acting for buyers or sellers of new and resale homes Mortgage financing and renewals
  • Commercial and Industrial Purchase and Sale Transactions
    • Purchases and sales of multi-residential, commercial and industrial real estate including apartment and office buildings
    • Mortgage financing and renewal
  • Acting for borrowers or lenders on mortgage transactions
  • Advising borrowers with respect to mortgage liability
  • Condominium Purchase & Sale
    • Negotiating and drafting agreements of purchase and sale
    • Acting for buyers or sellers on condominium purchases or sales
    • Acting for borrowers or lenders on mortgage transactions
    • Reviewing and advising on Condominium Status Certificates and Disclosure Statements
  • Leasing of Residential, Retail, Office or Industrial Space
    • Negotiating and drafting of commercial, retail, and office leases
    • Reviewing commercial leases and advising tenants with respect to lease liability
    • Advising landlords with respect to lease enforcement


We provide litigation services in a number of areas, including those listed below:

  • All forms of commercial litigation, including contractual, partnership and shareholder disputes
  • franchising disputes
  • Breach of contract claims and injunctive relief
  • Family law litigation
  • Enforcement of foreign judgments in Canada
  • Insurance litigation including coverage disputes and property losses
  • Real estate related litigation including lease & mortgage disputes
  • Construction liens
  • Restructuring & insolvency
  • Employment law
  • Estate litigation

Family Law

We have experience in the following areas of family law:

  • Child and spousal support
  • Cohabitation contracts including marriage, paternity and separation agreements
  • Division of property
  • Divorce (Contested & Uncontested)
  • Exclusive possession of matrimonial home
  • Foreign Divorce Legal Opinions for Remarriage in Canada
  • Guardianship
  • Sale of Family Property


Peter is a licensed trade-mark agent and the firm has the following experience:

  • Counselling on trade-mark strategies
  • Preparing, filing and overseeing Canadian and foreign trade-mark applications
  • Renewal of trade-mark registrations,
  • Litigation to enforce trade-mark rights including domain-name disputes, defence against alleged infringement, licensing and the transfer of ownership in trade-marks.


We have experience in the following areas of tax law:

  • Estate and succession planning for inter-generational wealth transfer
  • Corporate structuring for international business transactions
  • Estate Freezes
  • Asset protection trusts

Wills and Estates

We have substantial experience in estate planning, trusts, and corporate succession related matters, including the following areas:

  • Tax planning including creation of trusts, family corporations and estate freezes
  • Preparation of wills, codicils, other testamentary documents and continuing powers of attorney
  • Preparation of all documentation required for the administration and probate of estates
  • Succession planning for owners of private corporations
  • Advising on all aspects of estate planning and administration


Our firm offers knowledgeable and skilful advice in the following areas:

  • Wrongful dismissal claims
  • Severance packages
  • Constructive dismissal
  • Employment standards disputes
  • Executive employment contracts
  • Employment-related sexual harassment
  • Employment-related human rights violations
  • Occupational Health & Safety