Business Law

Business Law

As professional business owners, we recognize that each business is unique and requires tailored strategies to minimize business risk and optimize growth. We understand the importance of ensuring your business is protected, properly structured, and has the right legal documents in place. Whether you engage us at the initial start up of the business or later, we will help you reach your business goals, and support your day to day business operations.

Our corporate and commercial services include:

  • Incorporations
  • Franchising and commercial leasing
  • Shareholder and partnership agreements
  • Preparing corporate records and maintaining record books
  • Assisting with share transfers and change of director transactions
  • Drafting and reviewing various business agreements including, license agreements, non-disclosure agreements, service agreements and more
  • Buying and selling of business
  • Corporate borrowing and lending
  • Assisting with contractual or other business/commercial related disputes

We are here to give you the peace of mind you need and empower you with the ability to make smart business decisions.

Buying or Selling a Business

At Jiwa Law Corporation, we understand that buying or selling your business is a major decision.  Whether you are choosing ...

Business Incorporations

Our business lawyers have assisted many clients start and grow their business. Let us help you reap the benefits of ...

Commercial Leasing

A commercial lease agreement is a contract that outlines the relationship between a landlord and tenant, which is in place ...

From Our Blog

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BC Covid-19 Business Recovery Grant and Benefit Program

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New Law: B.C.’s Land Owner Transparency Act (LOTA)

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The Mandatory Transparency Register For BC Businesses

As of October 1, 2020, private companies incorporated under the BC Business Corporations Act (“Act”) are required to maintain and prepare a Transparency Register. This requirement came into effect to assist with the fight against financial crime. Register Requirements  The Register requires a company ...
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BC Businesses: Do You Have a COVID-19 Safety Plan?

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