If you own a business or are planning on starting one, you can rely on the services of Broderick Partners' business law group. Our lawyers have represented hundreds of Niagara businesses, from sole proprietors to large multi-national corporations.
We handle all aspects in a business' legal life cycle from the early decisions as to proper business structure through to the sale of the business. To help you operate your business, our business lawyers have extensive experience in leases, mergers and acquisitions, municipal law and bankruptcy and insolvency.
Broderick Partners represents many companies in the construction field and provides a wide range of services to our construction clients, and to clients who may be dealing with construction matters for the first time. We can assist in preparation and review of contracts, tendering, construction liens, Occupational Health and Safety matters, and management side labour/employment issues.
The lawyers at Broderick Partners assist many Niagara-based businesses with their labour and employment law matters. We handle union certifications and terminations of bargaining rights and assist throughout the collective bargaining process. We represent clients at the Ontario Labour Relations Board. We also provide advice on employee terminations and on employment issues arising on the sale or restructuring of a business.
Broderick & Partners is widely recognized for its skilled litigation lawyers, who represent clients before all levels of Court and various administrative tribunals. Our lawyers appear frequently in Court for construction disputes, bankruptcy and insolvency issues, personal injury and insurance claims, family law, estate litigation and libel and slander claims. We also represent employers for labour relations disputes and employment matters.
From home purchases to large land acquisitions by developers, Broderick & Partners practices in all areas of the real estate sector. We provide advice on residential and commercial leases, municipal law issues and mortgage financing.
Our lawyers have extensive experience in Wills and Estates law. We can prepare your will and powers of attorney and can provide advice on estate planning issues. If a dispute arises, our litigation lawyers will go to Court to protect the interests of the estate or the beneficiaries. We also assist executors with the administration of estates, from the initial application for Certificate of Appointment (probate) to executor compensation calculations and formal passing of accounts.
Representing individuals and businesses on municipal law matters is an integral part of our practice at Broderick & Partners. We advise clients on various municipal law and land development issues, including Official Plan amendments, expropriations, re-zoning and minor variances. We also represent clients before municipal and regional councils and the Ontario Municipal Board.
The lawyers at Broderick & Partners apply their expertise in the areas of mediation and arbitration. These alternatives to the Court process provide parties to a dispute with opportunities to resolve their differences without the need to engage in Court litigation. In appropriate cases, mediation and arbitration can save time, costs and can also maintain key relationships between parties by avoiding the adversarial Court process.
A good reputation takes years to build, but can be destroyed in an instant by false and defamatory statements. The lawyers at Broderick & Partners have developed an expertise in the area of libel and slander law, which is also known as defamation law. We represent both plaintiffs and defendants in defamation cases.
The family law group at Broderick & Partners have helped countless clients through the difficult legal issues that arise on the break up of a family. We negotiate and draft Cohabitation and Marriage Agreements, and Separation Agreements, to deal with issues of second marriages, spousal and child support, property division, and custody and access issues.