Corporate and Commercial
Miller Thomson’s Corporate and Commercial lawyers provide the essential services to support the formation, growth and operation of our clients’ business organizations throughout Canada. With more than 170 service team members located in all of our eleven offices across the country, our extensive presence not only in Canada’s major business centres, but through our well-developed and carefully selected affiliations, has our group exceptionally well-positioned to manage and coordinate our clients’ corporate and commercial legal requirements.
Our clients are the businesses, organizations and institutions, large and small, that form the backbone of the Canadian economy. They are both the suppliers and the consumers of the business goods, services and financial products from the private and public sectors, and cover a broad range of industries including Mining, Oil and Gas, Manufacturing, Automotive, Technology, E-commerce, CleanTech, Telecommunications, Banking and Financial Services, Insurance, Real Estate Development, Transportation, Hospitality, and Health Care and Life Sciences, among others.
Every day, our clients focus on and pursue their business plans and strategies, and our objective is to complement their efforts by providing proactive, sound and innovative corporate and commercial legal services and solutions as an effective member of their professional services team.
General corporate services include:
- Business formation
- Organizational structures / reorganization
- Registration and licensing matters
- Regulatory compliance
- Shareholder, partnership and joint venture agreements
Commercial services include:
- Cross-border and international commercial transactions
- Financing arrangements
- Joint venture and strategic alliances
- Outsourcing, licensing and other IT arrangements
- Sales, distribution and franchise arrangements
Our Corporate and Commercial Group is known for its long-standing client relationships, characterized by a strong dedication to understanding our clients’ businesses and the industries in which they operate.