Serving your business, financing and commercial real estate needs since 1995.
Large Firm Experience. Small Firm Rates.
Established in 1995, Meretsky Law Firm is a boutique business law firm focused on providing business owners and corporate clients with practical results-oriented legal and advisory services, in the areas of Acquisitions and Divestitures, Public and Private Financings, General Corporate and Commercial Real Estate.
Our key strengths include a wealth of experience helping business owners and corporate clients buy and sell businesses, raise growth capital, and complete complex real estate transactions. Because this firm is specialized, the individual business owner, entrepreneur or corporate representative can count on the type of personal attention and close attorney-client relationships that are often lacking at larger law firms.
WE FOCUS ON RESOLVING BUSINESS PROBLEMS
We pride ourselves on being highly responsive, finding creative client-centered approaches, and providing answers to often complicated problems within compressed timeframes. We understand the importance of making fast-paced, informed and strategic decisions at various phases during the business lifecycle.
LARGE FIRM SKILLS
We have a successful track record and a dynamic team with top academic and professional credentials. All of our lawyers have formidable business knowledge and skills and have practiced as partners in large full-service Toronto Bay Street Firms. Clients appreciate the direct access that they have to their legal counsel with the caliber and qualification that they would expect from larger law Firms.
FLEXIBLE FEE STRUCTURES
As a boutique law Firm, we have the ability to provide each client with personalized legal service that is tailored to meet their individualized needs and flexible fee structures. Many of the businesses and individuals we serve have been coming to us for years because they appreciate our hands-on approach to legal service.
MANAGING LEGAL FEES
Providing a customized solution to the legal concerns of our clients is the founding principle of our Firm. We always have your best interest in mind. We also understand that effective project management and managing legal costs are of paramount importance.
We strive to do so by having a clear upfront understanding of the scope of our engagement and by matching legal counsel to projects based on size, complexity and client needs.
As a boutique law firm, we have the ability to provide each client with personalized legal service that is tailored to meet their requirements.
When you come in contact with a member of the Meretsky Law Firm team you quickly perceive the freshness of perspective that a result-oriented group of people bring to your matter. What our clients want is a business and legal counsel with the ability to focus on the end-goal on a cost effective basis. From inception to the completion of your matter that is exactly what you can expect from us.
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Our key strengths include a wealth of experience helping business owners and corporate clients buy and sell businesses, raise growth capital, and complete complex real estate transaction. Our services include the following core areas:
Acquisitions and Divestitures
Public and Private Financings
Commercial Real Estate
We apply our knowledge and skills to provide effective responses and innovative solutions to meet all our clients' needs on a timely manner.
ACQUISITIONS, DIVESTITURES & FINANCINGS
Our business transactional expertise includes:
Business Acquisitions and Divestitures
Share and Asset Transactions
Letters of Intent / Memorandum of Understanding
Deal Structuring Advisory Work
Identification of M&A Advisors and Deal Execution
Private Equity Investments, Venture Capital and Angel Financings
Public Market Financings
Public listings and Reverse Take-Over transactions
We are skilled and experienced in all aspects of corporate and commercial law, including:
General Business Advisory Services
Complex Purchase and Sale & Divestiture Transactions
Shareholder Agreements, Partner-ship Agreements and other entity structures
Implementation of Corporate Reorganizations
Joint Ventures and Other Strategic Relationships
Employee Stock Option Plans and other Compensation Structures
Corporate Governance Matters
Minute Book Maintenance
COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE
Our commercial real estate expertise includes:
Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions and Dispositions
All aspects of Real Estate Financing, including Development, Construction, Leasehold Financing and Syndicated Loans
Commercial Development and Land Assembly
Condominium Development and Conversion
Commercial Leasing, including Ground Leases and Office, Retail and Shopping Centre leases
Financing and Leasing
SENIOR LAW CLERK
* Practicing through Wang Legal Professional Corporation in association with Meretsky Law Firm.
PHILIP H. MERETSKY, Q.C.
Call to the Bar:
LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, 1968
B.A., University of Western Ontario, 1965
Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association
With over 50 years of experience, Philip has been involved in a variety of real estate transactions with an emphasis on work for builders, developers and commercial lenders. He has also had a great deal of exposure to commercial transactions, including joint ventures, apartment building acquisitions, land assemblies, acquisitions of existing shopping centers, industrial space or vacant land for development.
Philip has been involved in a number of condominium projects acting for both developers and lenders. He has played an active role in the development of various legislative initiatives in the real estate sector. Philip’s lending experience has been with banks, commercial developers and institutionalized lenders in the area of construction and take-out financing.
Philip was a founding partner of Fogler Rubinoff LLP, a full-service law firm based in Toronto.
MERETSKY LAW FIRM
Meretsky Law Firm
Barristers and Solicitors
121 King Street West, Suite 2150
Toronto, Ontario M5H 3T9
PHONE: (416) 943-0808
FAX: (416) 943-0811
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