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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.