We believe in certain fundamentals with respect to our clients. Our commitment to our clients is to provide clear, practical advice and to provide creative solutions to help our clients achieve the results that they desire.
Who We Are
The firm was established in 1958 as a small break away law firm by Douglas T. Bourdon and W. Robert Burgess. They established their practice in the west end of Toronto in the Junction area. Doug Bourdon and Bob Burgess were originally practicing in the law firm of Anderson Bourdon Sinclair which was established by Doug Bourdon’s father in the early 1900’s.
Personal Business & Corporate Law
From sole proprietorships and partnerships to incorporations, business restructurings and amalgamations, as well as finance, contracts, leasing and business succession and planning.
Business Succession & Tax Planning
From residential and commercial purchases and sales, mortgage financing and re-financing to development syndications.
Real Estate & Mortgage Law
From simple wills and powers of attorney to more complex estate and tax planning and estate probate and administration, both onshore and offshore.
Personal & Estate Tax Planning
We offer our clients customized, comprehensive personal tax planning encompassing a broad range of objective and strategies.
Wills & Powers of Attorney & Personal Tax Planning
Occasionally, you may require a document notarized for processing a claim, or a statutory declaration for travel purposes, signed under oath and seal before either a Notary Public or a Commissioner of Oaths.
Trusts & Estate Probate Administration
We advise on trust and estate administration issues, including intricate questions of applicable law, taxation of trusts and estates, interpretation of trusts and wills, rights of beneficiaries and responsibilities of executors and trustees.