At FH&P Lawyers LLP we are closely monitoring the developments of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Following the government and public health recommendations, we are proactively implementing measures to promote everyone’s health and safety, while also focused on providing our clients with legal services during this uncertain time. At this time our offices remain open for business and we are conducting business as usual while remaining vigilant, ready to adapt as necessary as the situation evolves. Some of the steps we have taken this week include:
- We have a business continuity plan in place, which will allow our team to continue serving our clients;
- We are hosting client and internal meetings via video and audio conferences wherever possible;
- We have adopted precautionary measures for members of our team who may feel ill;
- All staff who are able to will be working remotely with access to email and voice mail or call-forwarding for messages
We remain committed to our people, clients and our community. We will do whatever we need to in order to promote the health and business interests of our team members and clients. We will continue to update you as needed.
FH&P Lawyers LLP Welcomes Tanvir Gill to the Firm
Originally from Surrey, B.C. Tanvir obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University before attending law school at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops. She obtained her law degree in 2018 and completed her articles with a local firm. Tanvir was called to the Bar in 2019 and joined FH&P as an associate in July 2020. Tanvir is building a practice with a focus on residential and commercial real estate, business law and wills and estates. She is fluent in both Punjabi and Hindi. Outside of the office, Tanvir enjoys taking advantage of all that the Okanagan Valley has to offer, whether that means visiting her favourite wineries, paddle boarding or snowboarding at Big White in the winters.
DON’T JUST CLOSE YOUR DOORS (Part 3): Options for Financing
This is Part 3 of a three-part series entitled “Don’t Just Close Your Doors” in which we provide options for business owners struggling with the effects of the shutdowns and who see no option other than shutting down. In previous articles, I urge business owners not to focus on the current cashflow of the business (which is likely not great, given the state of the economy) and focus instead on the sources of potential value in their business – client lists, location, intellectual property, existing contracts, and business systems.
DON’T JUST CLOSE YOUR DOORS: Finding a Buyer (PART 2)
This is Part 2 of a three-part series entitled “Don’t Just Close Your Doors” in which we provide options for business owners who see no option other than shutting down. In the previous article, I urge business owners not to focus on the current cashflow of the business (which is likely not great, given the state of the economy) and focus instead on the sources of potential value in their business – client lists, location, intellectual property, existing contracts, and business systems. Rather than shutting their doors, we hope to encourage business owners to realize that potential value, and consider selling all, or a part, of their business to benefit from the value they have created.