Municipal and Expropriation Law
We advocate for clients at the Ontario Municipal Board and Superior Court of Justice in relation to land use planning, expropriation, development charges and other municipal matters. We have a commanding knowledge of the complex municipal law system and related legislation.
We assist with your divorce, custody and access disputes to help you preserve the meaningful relationships in your life. We also structure separation agreements, domestic contracts and represent you in the division of net family property to ensure your financial security.
We advocate effectively and fearlessly for our clients and elicit the best facts and evidence to advance our clients’ positions. We handle litigation matters involving business and contracts, construction, real estate and reputation management.
We assist you in navigating the challenging audit process and focus on minimizing its impact on your business and your life. We advocate for you before the Tax Court of Canada and in negotiations with the CRA. We devise and execute effective litigation strategies.
We provide informed and practical business and corporate law advice to clients at any stage of business. We provide responsive and thorough service and consider our clients’ business operations. We also litigate all business related matters.
We litigate, advocate, and negotiate for all parties in the construction pyramid in relation to construction litigation matters, including liens, defects and delays, breach of contract and breach of trust. We believe in thorough but efficient case preparation and fearless advocacy.
At Rodrigues Paiva LLP we are passionate about simplifying the legal process so that our clients can understand their options and make wise decisions. We deliver responsive and tailored service and approach every file with care and passion.
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