Corporate / Commercial Law

Corporate And Commercial Lawyers In Durham

At Woitzik Polsinelli LLP, Lawyers and Mediators (WP Law), we take your business concerns seriously. We understand the challenges clients face in managing their business. We are acutely aware of the ever-changing and fast-paced business environment in today’s society, and how it has led to more complex issues and higher risks for business owners. Our merger with Devry Smith Frank LLP, Lawyers and Mediators (DSF) has equipped us with a team of professionals with over 50 years of experience, making it possible for business owners to run their companies, while we manage the legal components of their business.

With our combined experience, knowledge and skill-set in understanding and managing business law matters, our legal team can be your strategic partner to assist with reaching your business goals. We recognize that you know your business best – our role is to listen attentively and offer tailored legal advice and solutions. We handle the complexities of managing risk, protecting your business and its assets, and other legal intricacies so you can focus on growing your business and keeping it successful.

We also frequently coordinate with accountants, tax specialists and other business professionals and advisors to ensure all your broader business goals and planning objectives are achieved to your highest satisfaction.

We can assist with all of the following corporate/commercial and business law services:

  • Incorporating, amalgamating, and dissolving/winding-up corporations
  • Buying or selling a business (by way of assets or shares)
  • Corporate restructurings and reorganizations
  • Distribution and franchise agreements
  • Commercial real estate transactions
  • Commercial agreements
  • Commercial leasing
  • Commercial financing and secured transactions
  • Shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, joint venture agreements
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Private placements of securities and offering memorandums
  • Limited partnerships and syndicated investments
  • Tax rollovers
  • Business name registrations and renewals
  • Corporate record-keeping and minute book updating
  • Construction contracts
  • Employment agreements
  • General contract review and drafting

Legal Help For Startups

Are you just beginning your business journey? At WP Law, we are particularly well-versed in navigating the legal needs of new companies. Getting expert legal help at this early stage in your business is critical for short- and long-term success. We help ensure your company not only gets off the ground but has the legal tools to remain successful.

Looking to incorporate? To get started, please complete and return our Incorporation Information Sheet, which can be found here.


Our merger with Devry Smith Frank LLP (DSF) has made it easier to expand our services to Toronto and Barrie respectively. We also serve clients in Stouffville, Bowmanville, Haliburton and Innisfil.

Please download our corporate / commercial law brochure for more information below:


Legal Fees

Contact us directly ( and we will provide a customized quote specific to your situation.