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Michael Adams

Michael Adams is a senior corporate business lawyer at Brooks Business Lawyers.

Michael was originally called to the bar in British Columbia and was subsequently called to the bar and is currently practicing in Ontario. Michael has extensive experience serving as corporate external legal counsel providing day-to-day commercial legal advice and advising on a broad range of business law and commercial real estate related matters including:

  • asset and share purchase and sale transactions;
  • preparation and review of all types of business contracts; 
  • negotiate, draft and review shareholder, joint venture, distribution, licensing and partnership agreements;
  • corporate structuring and reorganization;
  • commercial leasing, including the negotiation, preparation and enforcement of commercial leases; 
  • negotiate, prepare and review employment contracts and consulting contracts;
  • prepare non-solicitation and non-competition agreements;
  • commercial real estate purchases, sales and re-financings;
  • establishing and structuring new ventures, including for start-ups; 
  • advise public companies with respect to corporate governance issues;
  • venture-capital and private equity financings.


Brooks is Knowledgeable and Extremely Attentive

Richard has been both an advisor personally and now is Corporate Solicitor and Counsel for our company. He is knowledgeable, extremely attentive to our needs and represents us in a fair and expert manner. I highly recommend Richard.

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