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    Wednesday, February 6th 2019
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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    Wednesday, March 6th 2019
    9:00 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
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    (116 King Street West, Hamilton)

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Corporate Commercial Subcommittee

                                                                 Hussein Hamdani, Chair

Alex Ross, 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.

2018-2019 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.

COMMITTEE MEMBER                                                                                                                  PHONE
Michele Ballagh, Ballagh & Edward LLP
Hassan Chaudhary, Ross & McBride LLP 905-526-9800
Kelly Fawcett, Inch Hammond Professional Corporation 905-525-4481
Nicholas N. Fur 905-332-0303
Hussein A. Hamdani, SimpsonWigle LAW LLP
John F. C. Hammond, Inch Hammond Professional Corporation
Daniel Lawlor, Weisz, Rocchi & Scholes 905-523-1842
Dana-Elisabeta Lezau, Legal Services Division, City of Hamilton 905-546-2424
John Loukidelis, Loukidelis Professional Corporation 289-799-9509
David Mifsud, George Street Law Group LLP 905-526-2101
Andrew D. Pringle, Wynne, Pringle, Jeske & Kovacs
Thomas J. Rocchi, Weisz, Rocchi & Scholes
Alex Ross, Gowling WLG 905-540-3243
Charles Sherman, ESB Lawyers LLP 905-523-5666
Ryan Smith, Feltmate Delibato Heagle LLP
Pam Vermeersch, Gowling WLG

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: Kristjana Frani, Events Coordinator tel: 905-522-1563, email: kfrani@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 Alex Ross at alex.ross@gowlingwlg.com



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


Copyright and the Crown - February 2018

PDF, 7.53 MB



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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