Clients first. 

 

The law firm that is now Cass & Bishop began in 1958. The firm has been built on its reputation for putting client goals first. Return business and long-standing relationships are our focus. Please scroll down to see our practice areas.

 

 

Real estate services that grow with you.

 

Our legal professionals have experience with a variety of real estate transactions, some of which include...

 

 

Residential

Welcome home

Each year, we assist hundreds of clients to make one of the most important transactions of their lives—buying a home. Whether you are a first-time or experienced buyer, we can help.

Investment

Renovation, resale, & developmenT

We will work with you on the analysis, agreement of purchase and sale, and due diligence, so you can assess the value of the investment and negotiate terms in your best interest. 

 

Multi-unit

From Duplexes to apartment buildings

When it comes to multi-unit properties, protecting clients from the downside and strengthening the upside is our focus. We review residential tenancy act considerations, as well as code and zoning issues to maximize reward.

Industrial & Commercial

For the End user & investor

We examine Return On Investment as it relates to the state of the tenancies. We also advise on the handling of potential environmental issues, lender negotiations, and protection through title insurance. Further, we examine Net Operating Income as it relates to transaction terms, with a view to understanding the financials and managing risk. 

Business from start to finish.

 

Whether you are starting, buying, or selling a business, we can meet your needs. We can provide the following services, and more.

 

 

Contracts

Client focused negotiation

At every step in the process, we endeavour to use negotiation to facilitate an agreement in line with client goals and interests. In other words, we can assist in getting the deal done properly, without getting in the way. 

Shareholder Agreements

Avoiding common issues

We work to go beyond the boiler-plate agreement terms to achieve the client's real business purposes, and to avoid an agreement that creates problems down the road. 

 

Corporate Reorganizations

cooperating with accountants

We work closely with the accountants to produce documents quickly in order to meet the deadlines that always apply to reorganizations. Our focus is to get the documents done correctly, on time, and at a reasonable price. 

Asset/Share Transactions

Minimum Interference

Whether acting for the buyer or the seller, our aim is to promote a smooth transaction in which our client retains control of what is done and when; we manage closing no more than is needed to accomplish that goal. 

Plan for the future. Protect your assets. 

 

We can guide you through a difficult process. Some of the estate services we offer are...

 

 

Power of Attorney & Wills

helping you plan

We help you decide who can make important decisions in the event you become incapacitated, and to plan for the inevitable transfer of your property.  

Trusts

keep control & reduce costs

Our goal is to assist you in maintaining control of your assets, while reducing income tax and probate fees. 

 

Estate Administration

Helping you to avoid delay

We will guide you through the complexities of the probate process so that assets can be distributed to the beneficiaries without undue delay. 

Sale of Estate Assets

Structuring the sale

We make recommendations as to the terms and structure of the transaction, ensure that closing dates are met, and seek to minimize liability for the estate—while focused on the earliest distribution of assets. 

Find Us

 

We are located at 3455 Harvester Road, Unit 31, Burlington, Ontario, L7N 3P2.