To handle critical matters involving the administration of your business, you need to work with a law firm that you can trust to get it 'Done Now. Done Right.' ®
DONE NOW. DONE RIGHT. ®
Our Calgary-based law firm is one of the top firms in Alberta for commercial real estate law matters and other related commercial law practices.
Complex transactions require real expertise
When you’re making complex commercial real estate transactions — especially those that involve multiple partners and parties — you need to work with experienced lawyers who know how to steer things in the right direction. Whether it involves buying or selling a business, a plot of commercial real estate, or an asset sale, we can get you a favorable outcome.
Over 30,000 successful real estate transactions
Our firm’s primary specialty is in both commercial and residential real estate. We have handled legal matters for over 30,000 real estate transactions in Canada. We are the top name in real estate law in Alberta and have become known internationally. When your business has a commercial real estate transaction, you can trust us to get the details right.
Tax issues resolved
Canadian taxes can be complicated. We can help you to prevent tax issues before they start. Our expertise in business legal structuring can also help you to minimize your tax burden to the full extent allowed within the law. You may qualify for tax credits, have options about declaring international income, and more.
Litigate your commercial issues successfully
Disputes are inevitable when you run a successful business. When you have a conflict that might go to court, our expert litigators will fight for your interests. We’ll help you to develop your case, ensure legal compliance, and resolve your disputes to your advantage. Our detail-oriented litigators will provide you with accurate information that you can use to make decisions about your case.
areas of expertise
When it comes to protecting your real estate, experience is an invaluable asset. We are the preeminent Real Estate law firm in Alberta.
Commercial law & more
Our expertise in commercial law is second to none in Calgary. We have resolved difficult commercial law disputes for hundreds of leading business clients.
When you have legal problems, you need more than explanations: you need rapid legal solutions. We have an excellent reputation among Canadian law firms for our ability to analyze problems and come to quick resolutions to the benefit of our clients. LeClair Thibeault is a results-oriented firm.
Commercial Real Estate
The primary focus of our practice is in real estate law. We have substantial expertise in commercial mortgages, leases, and other commercial real estate matters.
The details of a commercial real estate transaction are necessarily more complex than those involving most residential transactions. With over 40+ years of combined legal experience, LeClair Thibeault is well positioned to handle all of your commercial real estate transaction needs.
Here are some items that add to the difficulty of successfully buying or selling commercial real estate: Regulatory issues, Multiple owners and title disputes, Financing problems and Issues involving rental properties and more
We’ll help you to get the best terms on your commercial real estate loans possible. We can help you provide documentation and plan information to the lender.
Nothing can delay a commercial real estate transaction or project more severely than a regulatory issue. We’ll provide compliance review to keep it running smoothly.
Mortgage paperwork fast
Our lawyers and legal staff will find problems in documents so that they don’t come bite you later on. Why wait if you can have it ‘Done Now. Done Right.®?’
Avoid issues with commercial real estate titles by using our expert research services. Uncover problems before they cause severe consequences later.
Buying or Selling a Business
Due diligence, purchase agreements, liability review, IP research, tax research, and more to make sure that your next acquisition proceeds as planned.
A business acquisition requires careful consideration and research before going through with the process. At LeClair Thibeault, we deploy our expertise to maximize your chances of successfully integrating your target acquisition company into your holdings or increasing the value of your assets when you’re selling. Our legal experts will help you separate the great acquisition candidates from the ones best left in the bargain bin. If you’re selling a company, we’ll make sure that your records stand up to the most rigorous scrutiny.
Our services include Due diligence on relevant financial papers and regulatory filings, Deep reviews on company history to uncover hidden risks and undisclosed liabilities and Regulatory compliance review
Detailed due diligence
If you don’t do appropriate due diligence, you’ll regret it later. It’s natural for company owners looking for an acquirer to hide unfortunate details. We’ll find them.
We’ll draft your purchase agreements to leave no detail to question. We specialize in quick service for when there are competitive bids on the acquisition target.
Keep the deal going
If you encounter problems during the sale, our expertise is in making sure that the deal continues to go through by providing quick, knowledgeable responses to issues.
Asset title review
We’ll make sure that they own what they say that they own and that there are no hidden liens or other encumbrances on holdings. We are respected by our peer firms.
Keep your tax obligations satisfied, avoid unnecessary fees, and structure your business holdings effectively to minimise unnecessary obligations.
Failure to plan your tax strategy appropriately could be setting your business up for serious risks in the future. If you’re confused about any tax issue, our legal experts will clear it up quickly. You can reduce your tax exposure, cut down on your risk, reduce unnecessary fees, and reduce your costs of tax compliance with our expert tax planning services.
We can get favorable treatment for your business if you have back tax issues. Keep the CRA and other tax collection authorities off of your case.
The best way to prepare for an audit is to never have to worry about what will happen if you’re chosen for one. Our compliance staff will get your right with the law.
Simplify your filing
LeClair Thibeault will simplify your filing methods to cut down on the amount of time that you need to spend compiling financial records. It can be easier.
Your business might not have the most tax efficient structure for your current needs. If your business has advanced to a new stage of growth, you may need restructuring.
Commercial Litigation Areas
Resolve your business disputes with the utmost professionalism and less acrimony. Our litigation team will bring your matter to the best conclusion legally feasible.
Litigation is an inevitability when a business reaches a certain level of size and success. When you have sufficient assets to be worth suing or regulating, competitors and others will start searching for legal vulnerabilities in your enterprise. We know how important it is for your litigation matters to be resolved quickly and in your favor. Get it ‘Done Now. Done Right.’ ®
Improve legal compliance
Avoid serious civil and criminal litigation issues by improving your regulatory compliance. We’ll review documents, policies, and internal communication.
Avoid making promises that you can’t keep. We’ll review contracts, warranties, and other documents to prevent litigation events before they develop.
Win or settle
We can’t promise that we’ll win your case for you. What we can guarantee is that we’ll do everything within the law to achieve a favorable outcome for your company.
In law, litigation prevention is much better than having to litigate a case. If it’s to your interest, we’ll do everything in our power to keep a dispute from going to court.
Contact us today
Your business is important. You should protect it with the best legal team that you can find.
Your legal matter is important to us. You can either use our convenient online contact form or call our office for more information about working with us. We provide free fee estimates for real estate transactions and more. We’ll address your issue as soon as possible.