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The Art of Commercial Leases

When a tenant and a landlord enter into a commercial lease agreement without a lawyer, they often do so wearing rose-coloured glasses. They can’t see the potential pitfalls and worst-case scenarios that lay ahead in their new-found relationship. The plan is to lease a particular property for an agreed upon length of time, and no

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Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Everyone who buys their first house is so excited and the last thing on their minds is hiring a lawyer.  When it comes to commercial real estate transactions, that should be one of the first things you think of.  While commercial transactions are essentially the same in terms of signing an Agreement and taking possession

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Costs in Litigation

It’s no secret that litigation can be an expensive prospect. So, it’s no surprise that litigation expenses will often inform decisions relating to how to proceed, whether to settle, or even whether someone should file a claim at all. But one factor that I find often gets left out of the calculus of litigation is

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You Must Have Interest in the Property You Are Suing Over

We recently had a matter where our client was sued for conversion for allegedly selling several vehicles the Plaintiff owned. The Plaintiff alleges that due to our client selling those vehicles, they suffered damages. It’s important to note that these vehicles were abandoned on our client’s property and proper notices were provided prior to the

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They’ll Huff & They’ll Puff & They’ll Cave

I hate bullies.  I hate bullies who bluster and take positions and threaten people they perceive to be vulnerable.  I like when those same bullies fold like a house of cards when I step up to protect the victims of the bullies. Lately there are a lot of unrepresented litigants on our Business Law files. 

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Healthcare to Law

When you’re young, everyone’s favourite question is “what do you want to be when you grow up”, and, as you get older, that question is slowly replaced with the expectation of a progress update on your chosen career path. For me, the answer was always simple; I wanted to be a physician, just like my

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Andriessen & Associates

Is a Business law firm located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. We are experienced lawyers who provide one stop Business legal advice, from drafting documents to aggressive litigation. Most of our services are on a flat fee basis, to allow Businesses to budget for legal work.

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