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.