The Hamilton Law Association

Corporate Commercial Subcommittee

Colleen Yamashita, Chair, Corporate Commercial Subcommittee

Corporate Commercial Subcommittee Mandate

The Hamilton Law Association's Corporate Commercial Subcommittee exists to advise on matters pertaining to Corporate Commercial Law that are relevant to The Hamilton Law Association 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.

2023-2024 Committee Members

Looking for an opinion or guidance on a corporate commercial matter? The following are members of The Hamilton Law Association's Corporate Commercial Subcommittee.

Committee Member

Colleen Yamashita, Scarfone Hawkins LLP (Chair) 

Hussein A. Hamdani, SimpsonWigle Law LLP 

Michele Ballagh, Ballagh Edward LLP 

Hassan Chaudhary, Ross & McBride LLP 

Kelly Fawcett, Inch Hammond Professional Corporation 

Nicholas Fur, Sole Practitioner 

Adam Huff, George Street Law Group 

John Hammond, Inch Hammond Professional Corporation 

Daniel Lawlor, Weisz, Rocchi & Scholes  

John Loukidelis, Loukidelis Professional Corporation 

Patrick McIlhone, Gowling WLG LLP 

David Mifsud, George Street Law Group 

Alex Ross, Gowling WLG 

David van der Woerd, Ross & McBride LLP 

To speak to an HLA staff person regarding the Corporate Commercial Subcommittee, please contact an HLA staff member at 905-522-1563.


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Continuing Legal Education Materials

The library has an excellent collection of CLE materials from seminars held by the LSO, Middlesex Law Association, the County of Carleton Law Association and the HLA. The papers often discuss very specific and timely issues, and can include valuable precedents. The CLE materials are shelved in the stacks with the texts and looseleaf services according to their topics.

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