Real Estate Law

Thomson Mahoney Delorey LLP provides the following services:

  • Purchases, Sales and Mortgages for residential transactions

  • Purchases, Sales and Mortgages for commercial transactions

  • Drafting Agreements of Purchase and Sale – residential and commerical

  • Review of Status Certificates for condominium purchases

  • Drafting Co-Ownership Agreements and Joint Venture Agreements

  • Acting for sophisticated lenders on Private Mortgage Transactions

  • Assisting clients with Mortgage Enforcement issues, for both Lenders and Borrowers

Thomson Mahoney Delorey LLP is one of the busiest and most experienced law firms in the City of London with respect to residential real estate.  As the nature of real estate transactions has changed significantly over the last 25 years, we have developed a unique approach as to how we close residential real estate transactions to better serve our clients.  Stewart Thomson oversees the department as the Manager of Real Estate Services;  we have four experienced associate lawyers, Tai Emovon, Meghan Lemon, Sean Brennan and Georgia Kortas.  We have four senior legal assistants, two assistants in our Intake Department, two assistants in our Reporting Department, two assistants in our Post Closing Department and two assistants in our Mortgage Discharge Department.  See “Learn More” button below. 

 

Our firm also has years of experience in new home construction under the Ontario New Home Warranties Act and TARION including acting for Developers and Builders.

 

In addition to residential real estate transactions, we do a number of commercial real estate transactions including purchases, sales and re-finances.  We are also experienced in the transfer of commercial and agricultural properties as part of corporate restructuring. 

 
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Business Law

Thomson Mahoney Delorey LLP has 40 years of experience in effectively and efficiently handling the varied legal needs of small and medium size businesses including facilitating their clients through all stages of their business ventures.

Thomson Mahoney Delorey LLP routinely advises and assists clients regarding:

  • Setting up Business Structures (including Sole Proprietors, Partnerships and Incorporations)

  • Document drafting including Shareholders Agreement and Partnership Agreement

  • Purchase and Sale of business asset transactions

  • Purchase and sale of share transactions

  • Corporate reorganizations including Estate Freezes

  • Commercial and Agricultural financing and lending

  • Commercial document drafting including Commercial Leases and Employment Contracts

 
 

Wills and Estate Planning

Whether a person’s estate is small or large, it is extremely important to have Wills and Powers of Attorney in place to protect your assets and to make it easier for your loved ones in the event of death or disability.  At Thomson Mahoney Delorey LLP, we strive to provide cost-effective services for those of limited means but also have significant experience in helping clients with larger and more sophisticated estates to ensure that intergenerational transfers of wealth take place in a tax-efficient manner.  All of our lawyers have experience in dealing with all types of Estate Planning and Administration from simple Wills and Powers of Attorney to complex blended family situations and transfers of Business Interests.

Thomson Mahoney Delorey LLP provides the following estate planning and administration services on a regular basis:

  • Wills/Multiple Wills

  • Powers of Attorney

  • Wealth Management and Succession Planning

  • Trusts (including Family Trusts, Henson Trusts and Alter Ego Trusts)

  • Obtaining Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee (also known as Probate)

  • Succession Planning of Businesses and Corporate Reorganizations, include Estate Freezes

  • Obtaining Court Orders for Guardian of Property and Guardian of the Person

 

Litigation

Thomson Mahoney Delorey LLP is fortunate to have two senior litigation lawyers, each with over 25 years of experience.  The litigation system can often be very slow and expensive but our litigation team is committed to resolving disputes as expeditiously and as cost-effectively as possible. In those circumstances, where there is no alternative but to go to Court, our litigation lawyers are very experienced and appropriately advocate on behalf of their clients.  The litigators at Thomson Mahoney Delorey LLP have appeared before all of the senior levels of the Court System in Ontario.

Thomson Mahoney Delorey LLP’s litigation team is experienced advocating on behalf of clients in the following areas:

  • Commercial issues such as Breach of Contract and Leases

  • Corporate issues including Shareholder Disputes

  • Debt Collection including mortgage enforcement

  • Real Estate Disputes

  • Estates matters including administration issues

  • Construction (including Construction Liens)

  • Employment (wrongful and Constructive Dismissals)

 
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Family Law

Issues in Family Law are usually quite emotional and stressful to the client and it is important for those clients to have confidence that their lawyers understand their needs and are there to help them.  At Thomson Mahoney Delorey LLP, we have two very experienced lawyers in Family Law.  Their first priority is to try to assist their clients in resolving issues without having to resort to expensive litigation but as that is not always achievable, our lawyers are there to protect our client’s interests.

Thomson Mahoney Delorey LLP routinely provides the following Family Law services:

  • Separation and Divorce

  • Co-habitation and Marriage Contracts

  • Issues arising on breakdown of the relationship

  • Resolving issues on separation

  • Custody and access of children

  • Child support

  • Spousal support

  • Equalization payments

  • Pensions

  • Dealing with Matrimonial Homes

Criminal Law

Thomson Mahoney Delorey LLP is fortunate to have Andrew Robinson as part of our team who has been practicing Criminal Law since 1989. He has extensive court experience dealing with issues such as domestic assaults, impaired driving, and Highway Traffic Act violations. 

Andrew Robinson provides the following services:

  • Impaired driving including drinking and driving, blowing over, and refusing a breathalyser.

  • Domestic assault and violence issues - restraining orders.

  • Assault - non-domestic.

  • Property offences - theft, shoplifting, possession of stolen property.

  • Provincial and Regulatory offences - such as dangerous driving, Highway Traffic Act Violations, Municipal By-Laws Violations.