Barry Cleaver has close to 40 years of business law experience acting for owner-managed businesses as well as national and multi-national enterprises. Barry has assisted companies from start-up to IPO, providing cost effective and practical advice in a timely fashion.

A large part of Barry’s practice involves cross-border transactions and as the former Chair of the Asia group with another firm Barry has had the opportunity to advise on numerous international transactions across many industries including technology companies, real estate development and brick and mortar businesses.

Barry provides advice and assistance in the following areas:

  • Mergers and acquisitions: providing timely and practical assistance for local and cross-border transactions.
  • Corporate reorganizations: working with clients’ other professional advisors on a wide variety of reorganizations.
  • Foreign “start-ups”: assisting foreign clients expand their businesses in Canada.
  • Owner-managed businesses: working closely with the business owners to provide assistance with the broad range of issues owner-managed business deal with on an ongoing basis.
  • Real Estate Transactions: assists with purchases, sales and financings.