ONTARIO VETERINARY LAWYERS
We offer all legal services required for veterinary practice creation, operation and exit, including:
a. Veterinary Practice Creation & Departure
practice purchase and sale, including asset or share and real estate transactions
partnership establishment, adding partners, exiting partners and resolution of partnership disputes
practice and professional incorporation, including shareholder agreements
b. Veterinary Practice Operation
business contracts, including equipment leasing
annual legal review & maintenance of corporations, including annual minutes and resolutions
employment law, including employment contracts, non-disclosure & non-compete agreements, and prevention of wrongful dismissal allegations
business succession and estate planning
c. Veterinary Practice Dispute Resolution & Defence
- proactive and effective advocacy to defend allegations of professional negligence, professional misconduct, competence, fitness and discipline proceedings
- defence of wrongful dismissal allegations
- defence of contract disputes
- dispute resolution of disagreements within partnerships or corporations
The Veterinary Medical Legal Team
Matthew MacLean as the firm's Senior Solicitor coordinates advice, drafting and legal implementation of practice creation, operation and departures, including handling all purchases, sales, incorporations, corporate maintenance, partnership creations & admissions, and estate plans.
Gordon S. Campbell as the firm's Managing Lawyer and practice lead for Veterinary Medical Law advises on potentially contentious matters including employment law, government relations, professional regulation, and advocates for veterinarian clients in court and tribunal proceedings.
Erica Cadogan is the lead Law Clerk coordinating Veterinary Medical legal services for the firm.