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Torkin Manes LLP
Torkin Manes LLP is a full service mid-sized law firm located in downtown Toronto. We serve a diverse clientele comprised of corporations, individuals, private businesses and public companies in the areas of Business Law, Corporate Finance, Tax, Banking, Finance and Insolvency, Commercial Real Estate, International Business Law, Commercial Litigation, Civil Litigation, Construction Law, Labour Relations and Employment Law, Insurance Defence, Health Law, Family Law and Trusts and Estates. Our firm's strength is based on an understanding of our clients’ expectations and helping them achieve their objectives in the most effective and efficient manner possible. All lawyers share a common philosophy of commitment to our clients, our profession, and to the community.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Corporate/International/Tax: We provide our clients with practical and strategic advice on all aspects of the operations of a business and business transactions. Our Tax Law Group assists clients to develop plans that are sensitive to the tax and other issues that affect investments, business, partners, shareholders, trusts and families. A founding member of the International Alliance of Law Firms, we assist non-Canadian businesses and their lawyers in establishing their businesses in Canada and assist Canadian clients who need help establishing businesses outside of Canada.
Banking, Finance and Insolvency: We have an in depth understanding of the financial marketplace and represent institutional and other lenders and borrowers in all aspects of secured loan transactions. We also provide advice on regulatory issues concerning the banking industry generally. We represent creditors and debtors in times of crisis regarding reorganizations, restructurings, workouts and insolvency matters, working to create effective solutions.
Corporate Finance: We service a diverse client profile, including entrepreneurial individuals, private and public corporations, limited partnerships and trusts, financial institutions, and securities dealers and advisers. We act as counsel for foreign clients in respect of Canadian aspects of transactions and clients in other Canadian jurisdictions, with respect to Ontario corporate and securities matters. We assist clients with strategic planning, structuring and implementing transactions, including private placements and public offerings of securities, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, corporate reorganizations, reverse take-overs and take-over bids.
Commercial Real Estate: Our Commercial Real Estate Group has a broad range of legal knowledge and expertise in purchase, sale and commercial mortgage transactions, joint ventures and syndications, land assembly, condominiums, and zoning and planning matters.
Commercial and Civil Litigation: Litigation is often a necessary by-product of doing business. We work with our clients, while keeping them fully informed of their options, their risks and the anticipated costs. We aggressively pursue our clients' causes, both in the courtroom and in settlement negotiations in all types of complex matters.
Labour Relations and Employment Law: We assist clients in all aspects of the legal relationship between employer and employee. We represent a broad range of both unionized and non-unionized clients in the private and public sector. Lawyers conduct collective bargaining, and regularly appear as counsel before all labour relations and employment administrative tribunals and the courts.
Insurance Defence: Our Insurance Defence Group has extensive experience defending liability claims against professionals and litigating fraudulent or questionable claims, bodily injury defence, accident benefits, commercial liability, arson and other types of claims in the property, casualty and life insurance fields.
Family Law: Our Family Law Group is one of the largest and most experienced in Ontario with substantial expertise in both trial and appellate work. We can assist in property and custody and access disputes, paternity disputes, adoption, marriage contracts, child and spousal support claims, separation and co-habitation agreements, divorce and annulment and child protection.
Construction Law: Our Construction Law Group has extensive knowledge and experience in all areas of construction litigation, acting for owners, developers, contractors and subcontractors in disputes before all levels of Court.
Trusts and Estates: Our Trusts and Estates Group assists clients in trusts and estates law matters, as well the corporate aspects of estate planning. We combine extensive legal and practical experience with sensitivity to the often complex and delicate aspects of clients business and personal affairs, as they relate to their estate planning needs. We also advise on retirement and executive compensation, in addition to estate administration and litigation.
Other Areas of Expertise: In addition, our practice includes cross-disciplinary services in Health Law, Professional Liability, Civil Sexual Assault and Not-for-Profit and Charities.