Area Type: Business Law

Bankruptcy and Insolvency Services

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Hamilton Duncan’s skilled and experienced bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring lawyers are here to help both: Businesses that are facing difficult times and are experiencing overwhelming debt and an inability to pay creditors; and Businesses that are dealing with another party – such as a customer, supplier, landlord or tenant – that is involved in bankruptcy… Read more »

Worker’s Compensation Claims

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Accidents can happen anywhere, including at work. There is no way to prevent them all of the time, but there are proactive steps that can be taken to reduce the number of WorkSafeBC incidents that occur. At Hamilton Duncan, we strive to ensure our clients are protected and compliant with WorkSafeBC. We provide step by… Read more »

Shareholder & Partnership Disputes

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Shareholder and Partnership disputes are particularly trying, as people face the end of sometimes long-term business and personal relationships. The expertise and guidance of a lawyer can make the difference between a successful outcome and an unhappy ending. Hamilton Duncan has extensive experience handling complex shareholder and partnership disputes. We guide our clients through all… Read more »

Real Estate Litigation

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A dispute with respect to commercial or residential real property or a real estate transaction presents numerous challenges for a purchaser or a vendor. Fortunately, the experienced real estate lawyers at Hamilton Duncan can help. We are lawyers who are dedicated to solving even the most complicated real estate disputes by the most cost-effective means… Read more »

Legal Fee Disputes (Business)

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Legal fee issues arise in many contexts. Sometimes, lawyers are faced with clients who are simply unable or unwilling to pay their bills and need help with collecting what they are owed, or with issues relating to security for payment. Disputes may also arise about the fairness or reasonableness of the terms of a retainer… Read more »

Real Estate Development

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Hamilton Duncan can serve as your one-stop source for legal assistance and business advice regarding real estate development and construction management. We have deep roots in Surrey and the Fraser Valley, and we have developed strong relationships with key personnel at major lenders, municipal authorities, and other entities that affect development activity. We know where… Read more »

Insurance Law & Insurance Defence

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Insurance plays a critical role in business as protection against the unexpected. Stress and difficulties arise when insurers and their clients disagree on whether a specific incident, or type of harm, is covered under an insurance policy. It is at this point that the next best course of action is to seek legal advice. Our… Read more »

Incorporations & Reorganizations

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At Hamilton Duncan, we are committed to helping business owners and entrepreneurs establish and grow their enterprises. Our dedicated and experienced team of lawyers represents a variety of clients at various company stages. Our clients include those just starting up to large multi-million dollar businesses engaged in an array of commercial activities. We can help… Read more »

General Business Advice

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Running a successful business is a challenging feat, and without the right legal team it can seem next to impossible to achieve growth. Hamilton Duncan served business owners and entrepreneurs in Surrey, Metro Vancouver, and the Fraser Valley since 1959. We combine an expertise in all aspects of business law, with a practical understanding of… Read more »

Employment Law and Human Rights

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The relationship between the employer and employee is complex, and the potential liability that may arise from failing to comply with applicable laws can be significant. Hamilton Duncan provides its clients with day-to-day guidance, as well as broad strategic advice to manage issues before they become litigious. Our employment lawyers are experienced in planning and… Read more »