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 members of The Hamilton Law Association's Corporate Commercial Subcommittee are available by phone.

Chair: Colleen Yamashita                        905-523-1333
Hussein Hamdani  905-528-8411
Michele Ballagh                                                                            905-572-9300
Hassan Chaudhary                                                                    905-526-9800
Kelly Fawcett                                                                             905-525-4481
Nicholas Fur                                                                         905-332-0303
John Hammond                                                                  905-525-4481
Daniel Lawlor                                                                       905-523-1842
John Loukidelis                                                                 289-799-9509
David Mifsud                                                                    905-526-2101
Alex Ross                                                                             905-540-3243
David van der Woerd                                                           905-572-5803

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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