Professional, Innovative Legal Services

Chen Law Office offers a comprehensive range of legal services, from business incorporation to the administration of wills & estate. We can provide you with the necessary advice and expertise to suit your needs or unique situation. Listed below are just a few of the services we offer:

Employment Law


We advise both employers and employees on matters related to employment relationships governed by Canadian legislation.

 

We assist our individual clients in severance package review and wrongful dismissal claims.

 

We also offer our expertise to our employer clients in advising and preparation of employment agreements, employee manuals, and severance packages. We also advise clients and assist in all aspects of employment matters during reorganization, and acquisitions and sales of businesses. We provide ongoing advice on employee disciplinary and workplace matters.


  • Employment Contract Preparation
  • Severance Packages Preparation
  • Company Policy and Manual Preparation
  • Constructive Dismissal
  • Wrongful Dismissal
  • Severance Package Reviews
  • Executive Employment Agreement
  • Contractor Agreements
  • Sales Representative Agreements
  • Non-Solicitation, Non-Competition, and Confidentiality Agreements

Civil & Commercial Litigation


We can represent clients in court on any civil matter, such as contract disputes, debt collection, property disputes and property insurance claims. We provide a full range of litigation services covering traditional remedies for plaintiffs and defendants in the courts.

Having represented both the plaintiff and defendant, we are experienced in all aspects of advocacy before Ontario courts. When it is in our clients’ best interests, we pursue arbitration, mediation and creative dispute resolution for effective solutions without resorting to trial. However, if trial is necessary, our goal for every client is to deliver oral and written advocacy of the highest quality, conducted with determination, creativity and integrity.


  • Contractual Disputes
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Debt Collection
  • Real Estate and Mortgage Litigation
  • Construction Lien Matters
  • Commercial Landlord and Tenant Disputes
  • Enforcement of Foreign and Out-of-Province Judgments
  • Employment Law Litigation

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Business Law


Our goal is to assist our clients in finding solutions to help their businesses succeed. Effective legal advice to the entrepreneur will secure your investment, minimize difficulties and disputes with business associates, minimize taxes and expense, and reduce your anxiety and uncertainty.


  • Purchase and Sale of businesses
  • Contract Drafting and Negotiation
  • Partnership Agreement
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Employment Contracts
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Employment Implications in Corporate Restructuring

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Corporate Law


We provide legal services to our private company business clients ranging from company incorporations to mergers and acquisitions, due diligence processes, and in general, any legal advice required for a smooth and safe operation of our client’s investments. We work with professional financial advisors and accountants to recommend the appropriate corporate structure in accordance to our clients' specific needs in order to assist our clients succeed in their businesses.


  • Incorporation
  • Professional Corporations
  • Reorganization
  • Shareholder Agreement
  • Estate Freeze
  • Maintenance of Corporate Records
  • Family-Owned Businesses
  • Charities & Not for Profit

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Wills & Estate


It is important for you to have a will to ensure that your assets are distributed according to your own wishes. We can advise on the current law and its application to your personal circumstances, as well as recommend estate planning with a view to minimizing both your tax burden and that of your estate. We will prepare your will and can be responsible for probating the will. We can also represent your interests in wills variation applications, estate litigation and estate administration.


  • Corporate Will
  • Personal Will
  • Power of Attorney for Personal Care ("Living Will")
  • Power of Attorney for Property
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Litigation

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Real Estate


We assist owners, investors, landlords and tenants to reach their business goals for owned and leased real estate assets. We have the depth of resources and talent to assist with any transaction regardless of its size or complexity – including work for offshore clients acquiring real estate for development or investment purposes.

 

At Chen Law Office, we can represent clients in the purchase and sale of property and businesses, as well as in the financing of such transactions through mortgages and lines of credit. We can also assist in property development, commercial development, condominium development, the subdivision of property, and foreclosures.


  • Residential Real Estate Purchase and Sale
  • Commercial Real Estate Purchase and Sale
  • Construction Financing
  • Residential Mortgage
  • Refinancing
  • Commercial Loan
  • Transfer of Title
  • Survivorship Applications


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