North Shore Law has been assisting business owners with their legal needs for close to 50 years.

Our business lawyers are experienced at providing legal advice to businesses at every stage, from startups to established companies.

New business owners are often faced with numerous legal issues. We are here to help entrepreneurs navigate these challenges and start their enterprises on a secure foundation. Our lawyers regularly assist with matters such as federal and provincial incorporations and negotiating, drafting and reviewing key startup agreements such as shareholder agreements, lease agreements, and employment and contractor agreements.

From startup to sale, we provide our clients with advice that is tailored to their unique business goals. Our business lawyers are regularly retained by clients that are in the midst of buying or selling a business. Our merger and acquisition lawyers have significant experience guiding clients through each step of the acquisition process including negotiating term sheets and letters of intent, carrying out due diligence, and drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements.

We are here to help business owners every step of the way, providing them with practical advice and creative solutions. The strong relationships that we build with our clients often span decades, as their companies grow and their goals evolve.

We provide comprehensive services to support our clients in all aspects of running, growing, and selling a business in British Columbia.

Examples of Our Business Law Services:


  • Federal and Provincial Incorporations
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Commercial Lease drafting and reviews
  • Employment and Contractor Agreements

Day to Day:

  • Commercial Contracts
  • Corporate governance
  • Commercial financing Employment matters


  • Business mergers, acquisitions and sales including share sales, assets sales and amalgamations
  • Corporate reorganizations
  • Corporate and owner succession planning
  • Windups and dissolution