Corporate Law

 

We provide the following strategic legal services and legal tools to help you grow and protect your business:

Incorporation

 

Howitt and Allison offers practical and affordable incorporation services including:

 

  • Legal Consultation

  • Corporate Name and Registration

  • Articles of Incorporation

  • By-Laws

  • Minute Book

  • Post-Incorporation Consultation

Shareholder & Partnership Agreements
 
Partnership and Shareholder Agreements are  invaluable tools for protecting your long-term business interests.  A properly drafted agreement will help prevent and resolve business and legal issues, clarify your relationships, and increase investor confidence.  We offer simple, practical advice on structuring your agreements.

 

Business Purchases and Sales
 

We offer our clients expert advice throughout the process of buying or selling a business, whether involving shares, assets or other interests.  Our services include:

 

  • Initial Consultations and Planning

  • Negotiations

  • Risk Management

  • Preparing all Necessary Contracts, including the Purchase and Sale Documents

Drafting Contracts
 
Our firm can assist you with a wide range of contractual agreements such as:
 
  • Employment Contracts
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Corporate Policies
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Share Purchase Agreements
  • Purchase and Sale of Assets of Business
  • Franchise Agreements
Contracts & Lease Review
 
Our business clients rely on our experience and expertise to assist them through all aspects of their business contracts including:
 
  • Reviewing and Revising Existing Contracts
  • Negotiating Agreements
  • Enforcing the Terms of Agreements
  • Reviewing Commercial Lease Agreements
Corporate Governance
 
We provide corporate governance advice to our clients, relating to:
 
  • Board Structure and Composition
  • Fiduciary Duties
  • Disclosure Obligations
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Human Resources