Larry Matthews is a partner in the firm and practices business law with an emphasis on:
- Strategic counsel
- Business expansion
- Early succession planning
- Commercial real estate
Acting primarily for owner-operated private companies and family businesses located throughout Ontario, Larry has been involved in almost every aspect of business creation, growth, maintenance, corporate restructuring, succession and divestiture.
Larry has the depth of experience to put forward sound legal and business strategies for various businesses. He acts as a business confidant where clients seek his guidance and advice during times of business opportunity or difficulty. Frequently, he assists clients with their legal risk management, arranging assets and affairs so as to protect the business and themselves. Larry works closely with owners and management and is involved in the decision making process at many of his clients. Where clients lack the internal capability, he acts effectively as their in-house legal counsel.
For many years Larry practiced successfully as a litigator, and is adept at solving problems and clearing the way for business continuity when faced with challenges of contractual disputes or with partnership and shareholder disputes.
Admissions & Affiliations
- Called to the Bar in Ontario 1973
- Law Society of Upper Canada
- Canadian Bar Association Business Section
- Ontario Bar Association
- B.A. - Queen's University
- LL.B. - University of New Brunswick