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Further to our COVID-19 – Office Plans communication, at Magellan Law, we take the health and safety of our clients and team very seriously.  In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have decided to temporarily close our physical office to minimize potential impact to our clients and team.  Our office closure will be effective immediately …

At Magellan Law, we take the health and safety of our clients and team very seriously.  We also prioritize clear and transparent lines of communication.  Accordingly, we wish to share some of the steps we are taking to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak. As the impact of COVID-19 continues to evolve and new information becomes …

We are all Canadian. Today we took the opportunity to come together as a firm and show our support for the Humboldt Broncos. We ask that you hug somebody you love today, because tomorrow is not a guarantee.   We may not know any of the young men or women who were involved in this terrible …

On July 18, 2017, the Department of Finance Canada released draft amendments to the Income Tax Act (Canada) and a discussion paper proposing significant changes to the taxation of private corporations in Canada (collectively, the “July Proposals“). The July Proposals seek to increase the tax paid by private corporations on investment income and also eliminate …

On July 18, 2017, the Department of Finance Canada released draft amendments to the Income Tax Act (Canada) and a discussion paper proposing significant changes to the taxation of private corporations in Canada (collectively, the “Proposed Tax Changes“). The Proposed Tax Changes seek to increase the tax paid by private corporations on investment income and …

We act for a number of professionals, including lawyers, realtors, doctors, dentists and physiotherapists, all of which are subject to various rules and regulations of their respective governing body. One of the matters that is regulated by these governing bodies is the ability of a professional to practice through a professional corporation and how the …

Steven Fruitman, a Langley lawyer, joined more than 200 cycling enthusiasts and event volunteers from across British Columbia for the BCLung Association’s 28th Bicycle Trek for Life and Breath (Trek). This was Fruitman’s [sixth] time participating in the popular two-day, 200-kilometre ride from White Rock to Cultus Lake and back to raise funds in support …

When entering into what may at first seem to be a straightforward contractual relationship or purchase agreement, the question often arises whether to “do-it-yourself” or to engage a lawyer. This question arises due to the perceived lack of value in engaging a lawyer to draft the Agreement, particularly in light of the legal fees. Drafting …

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