Torkin Manes LLP is a full-service, mid-sized law firm in downtown Toronto, Ontario. We serve a diverse clientele ranging from public and private corporations to financial institutions, professional practices and individuals. With Ally Law, we also advise national and international clients whose business interests and investments bring them to Canada.
We have built our firm from the ground up by understanding our clients’ business needs and by being results-oriented, practical, smart, cost-effective and responsive. Our lawyers share a deep commitment to our clients, our profession and our community.
We are honored to be named Canada’s Regional Law Firm of the Year by Chambers and Partners and to be ranked the #1 Regional Law Firm in Ontario by Canadian Lawyer.
Torkin Manes offers the services of more than 100 lawyers. Together, we provide effective legal counsel in the same key areas found at larger firms, but with all the advantages of a mid-sized, entrepreneurial law firm. We represent and counsel clients in matters related to business law, corporate finance, tax, banking, finance and insolvency, commercial real estate, international business law, cannabis law, commercial litigation, civil litigation, construction law, labor relations and employment law, insurance defense, health law, family law, and trusts and estates.
Our lawyers are highly respected as leaders in their practice areas, the profession and the community, and are well known as advocates, authors and teachers. We are regularly invited to speak at and chair major continuing legal education events, and often write for publications such as the Globe and Mail, National Post, Lawyers Daily and Canadian Lawyer magazine.
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (“AODA”) is a legislation designed to ensure that businesses, spaces and workplaces are more accessible to those with disabilities.
On September 17, 2020, the Canadian Securities Administrators (“CSA”) published proposed amendments (“Proposed Amendments”) to National Instrument 45-106 – Prospectus Exemptions (“NI 45-106“), which investors who wish to rely on the Offering Memorandum (“OM”) exemption set out in section 2.9 of NI-45-106 (“OM Exemption”).
The Canadian Government’s long awaited overhaul of existing federal private sector privacy legislation finally arrived on November 17, 2020 with the first reading of Bill C-11 An Act to enact the Consumer Privacy Protection Act and the Personal Information and Data Protection Tribunal Act and to make consequential and related amendments to other Acts, also known as the Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2020 (the “Bill C-11”).