Services

Whether you require assistance with real estate transactions, corporate matters, tax planning, or estate management, our team of dedicated professionals is here to deliver tailored solutions to meet your specific needs.

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Real Estate

Our team specializes in providing comprehensive real estate law services, catering to the diverse needs of our clients. With our in-depth knowledge and experience, we offer strategic guidance and solutions to navigate the complexities of real estate transactions and ensure our clients' interests are protected.


Our real estate law services include:


— Residential and Commercial Real Estate Transactions: We handle a wide range of real 
 estate transactions, whether it's buying, selling, donations or leasing residential or 
 commercial properties. Our team assists in contract drafting, negotiation, due diligence, 
 and title examination, ensuring a smooth and successful transaction.
— Mortgages and Financing: We provide expert advice and guidance on mortgages and 
 financing options. We regularly assist clients with their deed of hypothec, financing and 
 mortgage renewal.
— Notarial Law: Our experienced notaries offer specialized services related to real estate 
 transactions. From preparing and executing legal documents, such as deeds of sale and 
 hypothec, to conducting title searches and registering property transfers, we ensure the 
 legality and validity of real estate transactions.
— Acquittance and Release: We offer expert advice and guidance to ensure the proper 
 execution of acquittance and release agreements. Our team ensures that all legal 
 requirements are met, safeguarding the validity and enforceability of the agreements.
 In cases where notarial form is required, our firm can assist in the execution of the 
 agreements.

Business Law

Our firm provides corporate law services designed to support businesses at every stage of their growth and development. With our knowledge and experience in corporate law, we offer strategic guidance and solutions tailored to meet the unique needs and challenges of our clients.


Our corporate law services include:


— Business Formation and Structuring: We assist entrepreneurs in choosing the appropriate 
 legal structure for their business, whether it's a corporation, joint venture or partnership. 
 We handle all aspects of business formation, including drafting and filing necessary 
 documents, resolutions, ensuring compliance with legal requirements.
— Contracts and Commercial Agreements: Our experienced team drafts, reviews, and 
 negotiates a wide range of contracts and commercial agreements on behalf of our 
 clients. Whether it's a partnership agreement, shareholder agreement, or client contract, 
 we ensure that our clients' interests are protected and that agreements align with their 
 business objectives.
— Mergers, Acquisitions, and Restructuring: We offer legal support for mergers, 
 acquisitions, and corporate restructuring transactions. Our team may assist in due 
 diligence matters, contract negotiation, regulatory compliance, and all legal aspects of 
 these complex transactions, ensuring a smooth and successful process.

With our comprehensive corporate law services, businesses can confidently navigate legal complexities, mitigate risks, and focus on achieving their strategic objectives. Trust our experienced team of professionals to be your trusted legal partners, providing the guidance and support needed for long-term business success.

Tax Law

We offer comprehensive tax advisory services to individuals and businesses. Our team of skilled advisors possesses deep expertise in tax law and regulations, providing clients with strategic guidance for optimal tax planning. Our services cover all areas of tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and tax controversy. We stay abreast of the latest tax developments and leverage our insights to provide you with proactive advice and innovative solutions.



Whether you are an individual seeking to minimize your tax liabilities or a business aiming to navigate complex tax landscapes, our tax advisory services are tailored to meet your specific needs. We analyze your unique financial situation, identify potential tax-saving opportunities, and develop customized strategies to help you achieve your goals.

Tax Planning
We actively assist clients in a variety of mandates, including trusts and estates, corporate reorganizations, transactional taxation, business purchases/sales, integration of key employees and family shareholder succession, as well as many other mandates arising directly from the growing needs of our business clientele.

Our firm offers a comprehensive range of tax planning and restructuring services designed to meet your specific needs:

  • Corporate Structure Analysis and Optimization: Our team assesses your corporate structure to identify opportunities for improvement, streamlining it to enhance tax efficiency. We can assist with surplus distribution, rollovers of assets, reorganizations, liquidations and mergers and anti-avoidance measures.
  • Family Assets and Income Splitting: We offer guidance on preserving family assets and optimizing income splitting strategies to minimize tax burdens.
  • Estate and Will Planning: Our experienced professionals assist with estate and will planning, ensuring your assets are protected and succession plans align with your tax objectives.
  • Asset Protection: We provide strategies to safeguard your assets, reducing vulnerability to tax-related risks and potential liabilities.
  • Trusts: Our expertise in trust structuring allows us to help you establish trusts that serve your specific needs, providing tax advantages and asset protection.
  • International Tax Assistance: If your business operates internationally, we provide guidance and support in structuring your operations for optimal tax efficiency and compliance.
Tax Advisory
We offer comprehensive tax advisory services to individuals and businesses. Our team of skilled tax advisors possesses deep expertise in tax law and regulations, providing clients with strategic guidance for optimal tax planning. We can effectively identify tax-saving opportunities that work for you, your family and your business. 

We provide legal or tax advice for the following matters:

  • Corporate and Personal Tax
  • Trusts and Estates Tax 
  • Real Estate Tax Implications
  • Indirect Taxes (GST, QST)
  • Residency and Non-Residency 
  • International Tax
  • Transfer Pricing
  • Tax Incentives
Tax Controversy & Disputes
We advise Canadian and foreign-based individuals and corporations doing business in Canada on all aspects of avoiding, managing and litigating tax disputes. Our tax controversy practice focuses on dispute resolution and litigation in federal, provincial and property tax matters, as well as in GST/QST matters.

Our expertise includes assisting you or your business with the following contentious tax issues:

  • Information requests, searches and seizures
  • Representation before tax authorities in audit or objection proceedings
  • Representation before civil and criminal tax courts
  • Negotiating settlements with tax authorities
  • Making voluntary disclosures to regularize a situation with the tax authorities
  • Net worth assessment and alternative audit methods
  • Taxpayer relief applications
  • Residency and Non-Residency issues 
  • Transfer Pricing controversy matters
  • Property tax matters 
  • Collection measures before tax authorities
Compliance
We help individuals and businesses navigate the complexities of tax regulations and ensure adherence to all applicable laws. With our expert guidance and meticulous attention to detail, we provide comprehensive tax compliance solutions that offer peace of mind to our clients. We provide proactive guidance and advice to help individuals and businesses stay compliant with changing tax laws and regulations. Our team keeps abreast of the latest developments in tax legislation, ensuring that our clients are aware of their tax obligations and opportunities for optimization.

Our team may assist with the following compliance matters:

  • Mandatory disclosure of certain transactions and enhanced reporting obligations to tax authorities
  • Disclosure of nominee agreements, sham and other determined transactions to tax authorities
  • Non-resident withholding, remitting and reporting
  • Certificate of compliance related to the disposition of property
  • Certificate of clearance

Estate Planning

Estate planning plays a crucial role in effectively preserving wealth and ensuring its smooth transfer to future generations. We embrace innovative thinking and approach estate planning outside the conventional box. We go beyond just drafting a will, we can advise you in all succession-related decisions, so that nothing is left to chance.

When engaged in developing an estate plan, we undertake the following key steps:

— We begin by preparing a comprehensive overview of our client's significant assets and liabilities. 
— We carefully evaluate the potential tax implications involved in transferring these assets to the next generation.
— Understanding the intricate dynamics within the client's family is a vital aspect of our approach. We take the time to comprehend the family's unique needs, values, and aspirations regarding the succession of assets.
— Our team thoroughly reviews the client's existing Will and aligns it with the family's personal wishes concerning the distribution of assets. Namely we can draft wills, establish trusts, draft testamentary trusts, mandates and power of attorney. 
— We aim to create a plan that reflects both legal requirements and the family's desired outcomes.
— We assess whether insurance products can play a valuable role in achieving the client's objectives.
— Based on our analysis and discussions, we develop a tailored estate plan. This plan may incorporate strategies such as an estate freeze, a gifting program, the establishment of a family trust, or the creation of new Wills.
— Once the estate plan is finalized, we take charge of implementing it. We coordinate any necessary legal and valuation work, ensuring a seamless execution of the plan.
— In our pursuit of maximizing tax efficiency and reducing the tax burden on the estate and heirs, we provide recommendations for revisions to the client's Wills, enhancing the overall effectiveness of the tax planning strategy.
— To ensure the comprehensive integration of all elements, we meticulously coordinate every aspect of the estate plan, aligning various legal and financial components.
— We also understand the importance of open communication and transparency within the family. 
— By encompassing these steps in our estate planning process, we strive to deliver holistic and effective solutions that protect wealth, honor family legacies, and provide peace of mind for our clients and their loved ones.

Emerging Technology and Startups

At Noctua Legal, we understand that innovation moves at the speed of light, and startups face unique legal challenges in today's rapidly evolving landscape. Our team of seasoned attorneys specializes in providing tailored legal solutions to emerging technology companies, entrepreneurs, and startups.

With a deep-rooted passion for innovation, we combine our legal expertise with a forward-thinking approach to empower you to drive your vision forward. Whether you're a disruptor in fintech, a pioneer in AI, or a trailblazer in biotech, we're here to protect your ideas, investments, and future.

Join us in the journey of shaping the future. Explore our services, meet our team, and let's build a legacy together.


Our services encompass:

Corporate Formation and Governance
Start off on the right foot. We assist in structuring your business, preparing agreements, and providing governance advice to ensure your startup's foundation is rock-solid.
Fundraising and Financing
From seed funding to venture capital, our experts will guide you through the fundraising process, connecting you with the resources needed to fuel your growth.
Regulatory Compliance
Navigate the complex web of industry regulations with confidence. We provide up-to-the-minute guidance to keep your operations compliant and avoid potential pitfalls.
Contract Drafting and Negotiation
Craft ironclad contracts and negotiate deals that align with your goals. Our meticulous approach protects your interests in every agreement.
Mergers and Acquisitions
When the time comes to scale or explore strategic partnerships, our M&A team will help you make informed decisions that drive success.
Startup Advisory
Beyond legal services, we offer strategic insights and mentorship to help you navigate the competitive landscape and make informed business decisions.

Contact us today.
Our team is here to assist you.

Office

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Suite 250, Saint-Laurent,
H4R 2M3, Canada

Contact

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514-416-0908

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