Practice Areas

As a boutique law firm, True North Law advises Canadian and Ontario businesses on matters that fall within the following specific practice areas: 

1. Corporate Law 

2. Commercial Law 

3. Not-for-Profit/Charity Law (Corporate/Commercial Matters)

4. Corporate Governance

Need assistance in other legal areas? Not a problem - with a large network of lawyers, accountants, tax advisors, and business consultants, we can connect you with other professionals to assist you in areas outside of our expertise.

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Corporate Law ~
From creation to dissolution and everything in between

​Anna advises for-profit clients on a wide range of corporate law matters, including the following: 

  • Incorporations under federal or Ontario legislation (including professional corporations)

  • Business Name Registrations

  • Provincial Registrations

  • Strategic Planning

  • Regulatory, risk management, and legal compliance matters

  • Maintenance of Corporate Records

  • Corporate Filings

  • Distribution of profits

  • Changes to shareholders, directors, and officers

  • Continuance into Different Jurisdictions

  • Restructurings and Reorganizations (including tax rollovers)

  • Succession planning

  • Winding up, liquidation, and dissolution

Commercial Law ~ 
Let's Make a Deal!

Anna assists her for profit clients on all aspects of the following types of legal transactions: 

  • Asset Purchases and Sales (including franchises) 

  • Share Purchases and Sales

  • Mergers 

  • Amalgamations

  • Financings

  • Partnerships

  • Joint Ventures


Anna also advises her clients on a large range of commercial contracts, such as:

  • Services Agreements

  • Franchise Agreements

  • Commercial Leases

  • Purchase Orders / Terms and Conditions

  • Memorandums of Understanding

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Not-for-Profit & Charity Law ~
Corporate and Commercial Matters

Anna assists non-share capital corporations (aka not-for-profits) and registered Canadian charities with a variety of corporate and commercial needs, including:

  • Incorporation (under federal or Ontario legislation)

  • Charitable Registration, Maintenance, and Compliance

  • Business Name Registrations

  • Provincial Registrations

  • Strategic Planning

  • Maintenance of Corporate Records

  • Corporate Filings

  • Changes to members, directors, and officers

  • Continuance into Different Jurisdictions

  • Amalgamations 

  • Mergers

  • Asset Transfers or Sales

  • Voluntary Revocation of Charitable Status

  • Winding up, liquidation, and dissolution

  • Commercial Contracts (such as Services Agreements and Memorandums of Understanding)

  • Charity-Related Documents (such as Gift Agreements, Donor Agreements, Tax Receipts)

Corporate Governance ~ 
Focusing on The Decision-Makers

Anna has extensive governance experience, including:

  • Providing training sessions for Boards of Directors, and/or Officers, and/or Management

    1. Basic training on legal compliance and risk management issues, including fiduciary responsibilities​

    2. High-level training on policy governance


  • Creating governance documents, such as by-laws, terms of reference, policies, codes of conduct, governance checklists, Board calendars, and due diligence workplans

  • Advising on directors and officers' liability matters and the rights of members

  • ​​Assisting with relationship issues  between directors and/or members and/or management