Business Law

Dubuc Osland has over 50 years of practice experience collectively among our lawyers in all forms of business related law.  Ranging from the multi-million dollar businesses of public and indigenous organizations and corporations to closely-held family corporations and small business owners, our lawyers deal with the business related needs and objectives of our clients.  

Over many years we have developed expertise in: 

  • Negotiating mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures
  • Licensing and other strategic business arrangements
  • Insolvency and bankruptcy issues  
  • Starting, acquiring, expanding or selling a business
  • Business financing, whether secured debt and/or private investment
  • Incorporations and shareholder agreements
  • Corporate reorganizations and restructuring, including tax-related transactions
  • Amalgamations and dissolutions
  • Commercial contracts, franchising, commercial leasing (and landlord and tenant issues)
  • Asset and share purchases and sales
  • Secured financing (including PPSA and mortgage security)
  • Resource development (mining and oil and gas)
  • Gaming and casino and other regulated businesses
  • Inuit Firm and NNI compliance issues)

We strive to deliver practical advice to our clients in a cost-effective and timely manner.  Our clients’ projects often require a multi-disciplinary approach, and we work closely with other professionals including accountants, engineers, and financial advisors and consultants.