AREAS OF PRACTICE
Mayeski Bender Law provides advice to businesses on a wide range of corporate law matters, including:
- Provincial and Federal Incorporations
- Canadian Controlled Private Corporations
- Not-For-Profit and Charitable Corporations
- Corporate Changes
- Purchases and Sales of a Business
- Asset and Equipment Purchases and Sales
- Contract Negotiation and Drafting
- Commercial Leases
Mayeski Bender Law acts for all of the players within the “construction pyramid”, including owners, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and design/engineering professionals. We assist in negotiating and drafting contracts tailored to the client’s needs and we act as a resource during the design and construction of a project, on contract interpretation issues, construction lien or bonding issues and other disputes that may arise, with the goal of quickly resolving those issues to ensure a timely and satisfactory completion of the project.
ESTATE, TRUST AND CAPACITY LITIGATION
Mayeski Bender Law has experience in representing clients in estate, trust and capacity disputes, including will challenges, will interpretation applications, power of attorney disputes, dependant support claims and guardianship applications.
Navigating the administration of an estate of a family member or friend can be a daunting task. Mayeski Bender Law assists Executors and Estate Trustees with all aspects of estate administration whether the deceased died with or without a Will.
EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES LAW
Mayeski Bender Law acts for both employers and employees in all aspects of the employment relationship, from reviewing or drafting employment contracts, wrongful/constructive dismissals, human rights, workers’ compensation and occupational health and safety matters. The firm provides ongoing advice to clients to ensure compliance with all statutory and common-law requirements governing workplaces.
Our lawyers are also available to perform workplace investigations and provide workplace training on a variety of human resources issues.
Alexandra Mayeski is “Of Counsel” to DDO Health Law ddohealthlaw.com a prominent boutique health law firm in Toronto and provides litigation services to DDO clients.
DDO provides legal services to health care organizations across Ontario, including hospitals, shared services organizations, community health centres, Community Care and Access Centres, long-term care homes and Family Health Teams.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION & PRIVACY
Mayeski Bender Law advises clients in the public, private and broader public sectors on access to information and privacy issues under both the provincial and federal freedom of information and privacy legislation. The firm advocates on behalf their clients before regulators and in the Courts when matters are judicially reviewed.
Alexandra Mayeski has acted for a number of institutions covered by the legislation, including hospitals, school boards, municipalities, boards of health and universities. She has also acted for third parties resisting disclosure of their sensitive business information, including those in the pharmaceutical industry, the construction industry, the financial industry, the entertainment industry and national defence.
Mayeski Bender Law represents clients before various boards and tribunals, including, but not limited to, the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Landlord and Tenant Board, the Ontario Licence Appeal Tribunal and the Ontario Workplace and Safety Insurance Board and Appeals Tribunal.
Alexandra Mayeski has extensive experience in appearing before the Courts when matters are judicially reviewed, especially in Consent and Capacity Board appeals and appeals of decisions made by the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario.
Mayeski Bender Law is passionate about the promotion of Ontario’s wine, craft beer and craft distillery industries and has a keen interest in the legal issues that these heavily-regulated industries face.
Our lawyers have provided advice to these industries on a wide range of issues, including how to start a business, corporate structures, corporate buy-outs, licensing issues and issues involving alcohol regulation. We have advised clients when dealing with the regulators, including the Alcohol and Gaming Commission and VQA Ontario. Where necessary, we appear before the boards regulating these industries, including the Ontario Licence Appeal Tribunal, and before the Courts.
Our firm is mindful of the fact that legal assistance can be expensive and certain legal services do not require the assistance of a lawyer. As such, we are pleased to offer the services of our Paralegal, Lindsay Quinn, who is experienced in Small Claims Court matters and has appeared before a number of tribunals. In particular, Lindsay has a wealth of experience before the Landlord and Tenant Board.