Business Law

Harper Grey drives business success with tailored, forward-thinking solutions.

We offer business solutions powered by lawyers. Whether you are a founder in the early stages of business creation, an emerging growth company looking to raise capital and attract top talent, or an established enterprise preparing for expansion, restructuring or sale, Harper Grey’s business lawyers turn experience into tangible results, while utilizing forward-thinking strategies to contribute to your ongoing success.

Harper Grey helps business and organizations with legal services relating to set-up, acquisitions, sales, financing, leasing, employment issues, corporate records, and other contractual affairs.

Members of our business law group rank among The Best Lawyers® in Canada, Canada’s preeminent peer-reviewed rankings, in the areas of Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions Law.

Practice Areas

We offer guidance in the following areas

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Venture Technology
  • Commercial & Residential Real Estate

  • Employment
  • Wills & Trusts
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Estate Planning & Wealth Preservation

Services

  • Business purchases and sales
  • Incorporations, reorganizations and estate freezes
  • Equity, debt and exempt market financings
  • Shareholders' agreements and stock option plans

  • Contested shareholders' meetings and proxy battles
  • Secured loan and personal property transactions
  • Contract negotiations and drafting
  • Joint venture and partnership formations
  • Terms of use, privacy policies and EULAs

Practice Group Partners

Salman Y. Bhura* Partner
Prentice Durbin* Partner
Drew Lawrenson* Partner
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Transactional Experience

Corporate & Commercial

Advising a Canadian-owned international adventure business in the structuring and implementation of a tax-advantageous corporate structure

Advising an apparel company in the licensing of its computer source code to a U.S. counterpart

Advising an aviation business in the purchase of a commercial aircraft

Mergers & Acquisitions

Advising a foreign investor in a multi-jurisdictional share buyout and loan transaction

Advising a prominent hospitality group in the sale of a hotel division

Advising an established software company in its corporate reorganization and subsequent cross-border share and option buyout transaction

Corporate Finance / Venture Technology

Advising a financial technology startup in its cross-border series-seed equity financing

Advising a seniors housing provider in its cross-collateral debt refinancing transaction

Advising a leading healthcare technology company in its multimillion dollar convertible debt offering

Advising a technology company with respect to its debt financing and royalty payment transaction

Directors and Officers Liability

Assisting organizations in assessing personal liability

Assisting organizations in assessing liability of individual executives and corporate exposure

Advising organizations regarding corporate conflict of interest issues

Drafting whistleblower policies

Harper Grey Rated as a "Leading Practitioner" in the area of Corporate Finance, Corporate Mid-Market, M&A, and Tech by Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory®, 2023
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