AREAS OF PRACTICE

MTLex | Legal Boutique offers a full range of innovative, professional and accessible legal services tailored to your needs, whether you are an individual, a startup or a SME.

BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LAW

You have projects? We can assist and support you in putting them to execution. We offer results-oriented, accessible and personalized services, based on your goals and deadlines. We can also act as allies, on a daily basis, in the development and the management of your business, by monthly subscriptions giving you access to periodic consultations according to your needs.

Our team is involved in various fields, including:

  • Incorporation

  • Partnership and Cooperative Agreement
  • M&A (Merger and Acquisition)

  • Corporate Reorganization

  • Dissolution and Liquidation

  • Financing/Funding and Guarantees

  • Debt Recovery

  • Shareholder Agreement

  • Franchising

  • Real Estate Transaction

  • Commercial Contrats (such as Terms and Conditions, Contract for Services, Licence Agreement)

  • Commercial Lease

  • Intellectual Property (such as Trademark)

  • Information Technology Law

 

BUSINESS STARTUP

Montreal is a hub of entrepreneurship and artificial intelligence, especially since many startups decide to settle in our city. These startup companies are popular with investors who want to participate in the development of new technologies. Although an investment offer may seem attractive, it can be risky for the development of your new business if you do not take the necessary precautions. No matter the field, our team can assist you in starting your business, so that your startup can be a resounding success. We offer, in this area, advantageous packages adapted to your needs.

We offer the following services:

  • Incorporation and Registration

  • Corporate Organization

  • Shareholder Agreement

  • Financing/Funding and Guarantees

  • Consulting in Development and Business Management

 

REAL ESTATE LAW

We can guide you, as lessor/landlord or as lessee/tenant, through the legal aspects of real estate transactions and leases.

We offer the following services:

  • Negotiation and Drafting of Commercial Leases

  • Landlord / Tenant Disputes

  • Rental Management (rent increases, terminations, evictions, repossessions, conversions, etc.)

  • Servitudes (Easements) and Encroachments

  • Neighbourhood Troubles and Annoyances

  • Sale and Purchase or Real Estate

  • Hidden (Latent) Defects and Faulty Workmanship

 

LITIGATION AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Regardless of the conflict, it can be stressful and have a negative impact on your business or your life. We take care of the litigation that you entrust us in order to reduce its harmful effects, and allow you to concentrate on what is important for you. We advise and represent you in your best interests, and we offer effective and innovative solutions to resolve your dispute.

 

Our team leads civil and commercial litigation and dispute resolution cases in many areas, including:

  • Shareholder Dispute

  • Oppressive Remedy

  • Intellectual Property

  • Construction (such as latent defect)

  • Surety and Hypothec

  • Co-ownership

  • Real Estate

  • Tort

  • Insurance

  • Consumer Protection

  • Estate

  • Mediation and Arbitration

LABOUR LAW

Whether you are an employer or an employee, our team provides you with consulting and representation services in labor and employment law. We work closely with business managers and human resources advisors to assist them in their decisions. As an employee, you benefit from a legislative scheme that protects your interests, and we can assist you to ensure that your rights are respected from the beginning to the end of your employment.

 

Our team is involved in many areas, including:

  • Drafting, review and negotiation of Employment Contracts

  • Human Resource Management

  • Employee Stock Incentive Plan

  • Restrictive Clauses (Non-sollicitation, Non-competition, Confidentiality)

  • Dismissal and Lay-off

  • Constructive Dismissal

  • Labour Standards

  • Psychological and Sexual Harassment

  • Severance Package

  • Representation before Civil and Administrative Courts

 
 

SMALL CLAIMS AND DEBT RECOVERY

Whether you wish to claim or assert a right valued at $15,000 or less, or you are involved in a proceeding before the Small Claims Division of the Court of Quebec, our team can assist you in preparing your application, your defense or your hearing.

A collection agency contacts you relentlessly? A customer refuses, neglects or fails to pay or reimburse money owed? We can assist and represent you to challenge a claim, or to recover your claims and assert your rights.

 

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