Business & Franchise Legal Solutions
At Licata Law, we understand your business is your life and livelihood and that you rely on trusted legal advisors for strategic guidance. Our lawyers count amongst its clients’ many types of businesses, across an array of professions and industries. Whether your business is a local company, franchise, partnership, joint venture, corporation, or enterprise that operates across borders, the legal team at Licata Law can assist you with all your business legal needs.
Licata Law provides business and franchise legal services to effectively and efficiently address administrative and corporate matters.
Commercial Licensing & Leasing Contracts
Helping companies effectively leverage their intellectual property assets with commercial licensing contracts. We work with clients to negotiate agreements and deliver commercialization strategies that enable them to exploit their intellectual property to their full potential while protecting long-term interests.
Commercial leases are legally binding contracts that allow tenants to use commercial properties for business activities for a set duration of time for an agreed-upon rate paid to the landlord. Our commercial leasing services are available to landlords, tenants, developers, asset managers, lenders, and property managers of all types of commercial, office, and industrial properties. We can help with negotiating leases and related agreements, structuring transactions, enforcement of landlord/tenant rights and remediation.
The drafting and structuring of legal, binding contracts between a franchisor and franchisee, providing consent to use the branding, operational model, and support services of an established business. We provide franchise agreement services for master and direct franchises, development and joint venture agreements, voluntary disclosure documents, and national disclosure documents.
Incorporation is the formation of a legal entity that is effectively recognized as a person under Canadian law. The corporation may be a business or a non-profit organization. We provide incorporation services to our clients, advising them on the pros & cons of incorporation while delivering a professional, cost-effective solution to set up a business in Canada.
Area or land development law refers to the legal matters related to the planning, development, land use, by law, zoning, permit and liability issues of commercial land. Our land development legal services focus on providing advice related to site acquisition, financing, phasing strategy, development strategy, due diligence, and land title registration/documentation.
Purchase or Sale Agreement
Purchase and sales agreements for the transfer of ownership of a business. We work with clients to minimize their risk and handle legal issues related to the purchase or sale of a business entity, facilitating seamless, effective and successful business transactions for many types of companies including franchises, retail stores, healthcare facilities, professional services companies, and more.
A shareholders agreement is an agreement between the owners or shareholders of a company, typically used to govern affairs of the corporation, specify the relationship between shareholders, or address a variety of potential issues. Our shareholder agreement services help businesses identify and record terms related to governance, management, terms & restrictions on selling interests, management of disputes, valuation, and non-compete, non-disclosure, and non-solicitation matters.
Need A Lawyer Experienced in Business & Franchise Law?
Licata Law works with business owners, corporate shareholders, professionals, high net worth individuals, and corporations for their business and franchise law needs. Our lawyers have the expertise to deliver legal solutions that provide you with the confidence you need to do business successfully. We work with clients across Southern Ontario, including the areas of Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, and Vaughan. Schedule a free, initial consultation today!