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    May 31st, 2018
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    June 15th, 2018
    12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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    John Sopinka Courthouse
    (45 Main Street East, Hamilton)

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Corporate Commercial Subcommittee

Hussein Hamdani, Co-Chair

John Loukidelis, Co-Chair


The HLA's Corporate Commercial Subcommittee exists to advise on matters pertaining to Corporate Commercial Law that are relevant to the HLA Board or Committees, and Hamilton area Corporate Commercial lawyers.

  1. To provide a forum for discussion of topics of interest to members of the corporate and commercial bar.
  2. To organize and promote CPD topics of interest to the members of the corporate and commercial bar.
  3. To advocate on matters of interest to members of the corporate and commercial bar.
  4. To develop ways to interact with other practice areas of the local bar and related professionals.

2017-2018 Committee Members

Looking for an opinion or guidance on a corporate commercial matter? The following members of the HLA Corporate Commercial Subcommittee are available by phone or email.

Michele Ballagh, Ballagh & Edward LLP
905-572-9300 michele.ballagh@ballaghedward.ca
Hassan Chaudhary, Ross & McBride LLP 905-526-9800 hchaudhary@rossmcbride.com
Kelly Fawcett, Inch Hammond Professional Corporation 905-525-4481 fawcett@inchlaw.com
Nicholas N. Fur 905-332-0303 nnfur3@cogeco.ca
Hussein A. Hamdani, SimpsonWigle LAW LLP
905-528-8411 x.336 hussein@simpsonwigle.com
John F. C. Hammond, Inch Hammond Professional Corporation
905-525-4481 hammond@inchlaw.com
Daniel Lawlor, Weisz, Rocchi & Scholes 905-523-1842 dlawlor@wrs.on.ca
Dana-Elisabeta Lezau, Legal Services Division, City of Hamilton 905-546-2424 Dana.Lezau@Hamilton.ca
John Loukidelis, Loukidelis Professional Corporation 289-799-9509 john@jltax.ca
David Mifsud, George Street Law Group LLP 905-526-2101 dmifsud@georgestreetlaw.ca
Andrew D. Pringle, Wynne, Pringle, Jeske & Kovacs
905-648-1851 x327 apringle@anclaw.com
Thomas J. Rocchi, Weisz, Rocchi & Scholes
905-523-1842 tjrocchi@wrs.on.ca
Alex Ross, Gowling WLG 905-540-3243 alex.ross@gowlings.com
Charles Sherman, ESB Lawyers LLP 905-523-5666 csherman@esblawyers.com
Ryan Smith, Feltmate Delibato Heagle LLP
905-287-2215 rsmith@fdhlawyers.com
Pam Vermeersch, Gowling WLG
905-540-3247 pam.vermeersch@gowlings.com

The Subcommittee meets five times per year on Thursdays at 12:00 p.m. at the John Sopinka Court House - 5th Floor Boardroom. Those interested in joining the Subcommittee are invited to contact the Chair.

To speak to an HLA staff person regarding the Corporate Commercial Subcommittee, please contact: Michelle Hudecki, Events Assistant tel: 905-522-1563, email: mhudecki@hamiltonlaw.on.ca

HLA Corporate Commercial Events

The Corporate Commercial Subcommittee welcomes suggestions and ideas for future seminar topics. Please contact Hussein Hamdani at hussein@simpsonwigle.com or John Loukidelis at john@jltax.ca  



Written materials from past HLA Corporate Commercial Law Seminars are available in PDF format, free of charge, in the HLA's Library Collection to members of the Ontario bar.  Please contact HLA Staff at 905-522-1563 to request materials.

Recent HLA Journal Articles




Selected Corporate Commercial Library Resources

Please click on a topic below to view a list of selected resources available in the HLA Library.
For additional resources, please consult the online catalogue at http://library.lsuc.on.ca.

  • General Titles

  • Annotated Acts

  • Precedents (Hardcopy and/or Electronic)

  • Continuing Legal Education Materials

  • Specific Titles

Additional Links and Resources

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