At Barbeau Evans LLP, we have extensive experience in providing a broad range of advice on planning domestic and international business structures for our clients. We utilize a wide array of corporations, limited and unlimited liability partnerships, trusts and other entities for the business and financial benefit of our clients. Further, we have national and international experience in all forms of transactional, restructuring and mergers and acquisitions work.
Real Estate Law
Our lawyers have expertise in all areas of real estate law, with an emphasis on commercial real estate matters including real estate development projects, rezoning issues, construction contracts, non-profit housing development, commercial leasing, conveyancing, and mortgage lending and other forms of financing.
Our lawyers advise on all aspects of intellectual property, entertainment, e-commerce, non-fungible token, blocchain and bitcoin law. We regularly advise on trademarks, copyright, patents and non-registered intellectual property rights, inclusive of moral rights and the licensing of works of fine art. We have experience in managing intellectual property portfolios, both domestically and internationally.
We have an active domestic and international trust and estate practice, representing individuals, families and charitable organizations, both in Canada and abroad. We create estate plans utilizing wills and multiple will structures, representation agreements, powers of attorney, alter ego trusts, inter vivos and testamentary trusts.
Charities and Non-Profit
We regularly advises on the formation of not-for-profit entities, foundations, charitable organizations and other not-for-profit entities and structures. In addition, we provide legal advice regarding governance, compliance and administration of not-for-profit entities, foundations, charitable organizations, to ensure efficient and effective realization of each entity’s charitable or not-for-profit objectives.
Barbeau Evans LLP, and our partner, Paul S.O. Barbeau, LL.B.(Hons), J.D., TEP, have the multi-disciplinary legal expertise, combined with expert know-how, to provide pragmatic and solution-oriented art law advice and direction.Our Art Law practice encompasses wills and estates matters, live, online and private treaty purchase and sale transactions, intellectual property and moral rights issues, dispute resolution, and complex financing and acquisition strategies, meaning we can offer full-service art law and luxury asset legal advice.