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Starting or running a business is challenging enough without worrying about all the legal requirements. Whether you already own a business or are planning to start or buy one, FH&P Lawyers provide all the legal services you need to do it right.

Our team provides legal services to clients ranging from individuals and small businesses to large multi-jurisdictional corporations. Our lawyers’ knowledge of the realities of operating a business allow us to provide our clients with practical and cost-effective solutions to the ongoing challenges of operating a successful business in today’s competitive and rapidly changing commercial environment.

Whether our clients need help from hiring and firing employees the proper, legal way to engaging with the contract negotiation and review process, let us protect you and your interests. Our team will apply our problem-solving skills to your liabilities and points of exposure.

We are proud of our long-standing relationships with the business people we serve and are committed to your success. You can trust our firm to provide solid legal advice and cost effective solutions for all your business needs.

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Business Law Services

Small business in BC

Small business in BC

There are 523,800 small businesses that employ fewer than 50 employees in BC. These businesses encompass the vast majority of businesses in the province (98 per cent).

Starting a Business

Four Questions You Need to Ask When Starting a Business

Why are you deciding to start the business?
What capital do you have access to?
What do you know how to do?
If this failed, would you regret it?

Business Law Lawyers

Doug Flannigan
Clay Williams
Dylan Switzer
Nancy Ling
Chris Fraser
Associate Counsel
Brian Coen
Wendy Cheung
Ava Aslani
Colin Flannigan
David Horvath
Tanvir Gill
Jen Schreurs, TEP
Russell Tse
Pius Omene

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Business Law

Lighter Look at Business Law in Canada: A Not-So-Boring Guide

September 15, 2023 A fun take on Canadian business law. Covering everything from business structures to taxes, this guide offers a light hearted read on the most important steps to protect your business. Always remember to consult with a legal expert for specific advice.

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Standard Form Contracts in Real Estate

July 25, 2023 Episode 62 of the Law Talk Podcast with Clay Williams and Tanvir Gill focuses on standard form contracts and the way they are used in real estate and for business assets. Tanvir also explains why other forms are necessary at times and why it’s important to get your lawyer involved early in the process.

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Securities Laws: They’re Not Just for Public Companies

July 17, 2023 Start-ups need to be aware of securities laws and how to navigate the various requirements, especially for those looking to raise capital. Ava Aslani provides clarity on common misconceptions and shares insight on the registration process as well as potential exemptions.

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