Ed Heakes has joined Dale & Lessmann LLP as a Partner and will lead our tax practice effective today. Ed has advised large and medium sized corporate clients in cross-border tax planning and mergers and acquisitions and also advises on estate planning and other tax matters. Ed’s expertise is widely recognized, including recognition in Best Lawyers in Canada, 2013-2015 – Tax. Ed was most recently a senior partner at a major Canadian law firm and looks forward to offering clients exceptional value at Dale & Lessmann LLP. Please click here to see more.
Jeffrey P. Hoffman, continues his dispute resolution practice as a Partner at Dale & Lessmann LLP beginning January 1, 2015. Jeffrey is well recognized for his work in franchise law. Most recently, he was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2015. He has also been recognized in Who's Who Legal: Canada 2014, Lexpert (Most Frequently Recommended) 2014 and Best Lawyers in Canada - Toronto Franchise Lawyer of the Year - 2014.
Alyssa joins Dale & Lessmann LLP after practicing real estate law at a boutique commercial real estate firm in Toronto. Her experience includes the purchase and sale of commercial and residential properties, secured lending transactions and mortgage enforcement for financial institutions.
Andrew Frei recently spoke at the International Bar Association 2014 Annual Conference in Tokyo, Japan.
Andrew spoke on "Entrepreneurial Environment: Finding and Using Innovation Clusters to Build Start-Ups", as part of a joint panel of the Closely Held and Growing Business Enterprises Committee and the Young Lawyers Committee of the International Bar Association at the IBA Annual Conference 2014 – Tokyo, Japan.
Chad will lead a roundtable discussion on "Complying with Menu Labelling Requirements" and be a panelist in the plenary session "A Look at New and Potential Regulation and Legislative Developments Impacting Franchising".