Beth is a seasoned Bay Street veteran, with deep corporate commercial and deal experience. Beth provides high quality legal advice at substantially less cost than traditional law firm lawyers with comparable experience.

General Corporate

  • Entity formation (corporations, limited partnerships, unlimited liability corporations)
  • Corporate and tax reorganizations
  • Corporate governance: attend board meetings, act as corporate secretary, draft minutes and resolutions, advise the board of directors on legal issues and strategy. Prepare reports and materials for board meetings.
  • Draft and update corporate policies and procedures such as Privacy Policies, Anti-Spam Policies and Employee Code of Conduct

Bank Financing

  • Credit agreements
  • Term sheets
  • Security documents
  • Guarantees

Contract Negotiation and Contract Management

Draft and negotiate a wide range of contracts including:

    • Vendor supply and services agreements
    • RFPs and procurement
    • Distribution and licensing agreements
    • Consulting agreements
    • Joint venture agreements, partnership agreements, limited partnership agreements
    • Shareholder agreements
    • Real property leases and equipment leases
    • Contract management: amendments, renewals and resolution of disputes
    • Template/standard form contracts

Sales and Marketing

  • Review of advertising and marketing for compliance with applicable laws
  • Review and updating of standard form sales agreements
  • Draft, review, and update privacy policies and CASL (anti-spam) policies and procedures

Transaction Support

Transaction support for purchases and sales of businesses and real estate:

  • Due diligence and contract review
  • Term sheets and letters of intent
  • Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements
  • Purchase and sale agreements
  • Ancillary agreements such as non-competition agreements, shared services agreements and other closing documents
  • Assistance in closing the deal
  • Coordinating, overseeing and directing work by other external counsel
    (specialists, counsel in other jurisdictions)
  • Advising senior management and business leads on legal issues and communicating status and progress.

Through her network, Beth has the ability to quarterback transactions where required and source appropriate assistance where required throughout Canada.

Information Technology Agreements

  • Software license agreements
  • Software as a service agreements
  • Master services agreements
  • Statements of work
  • Outsourcing agreements
  • Service level agreements