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Starting or running a business is challenging enough without worrying about all the legal requirements. Whether you already own a business or are planning to start or buy one, FH&P Lawyers provide all the legal services you need to do it right.

Our team provides legal services to clients ranging from individuals and small businesses to large multi-jurisdictional corporations. Our lawyers’ knowledge of the realities of operating a business allow us to provide our clients with practical and cost-effective solutions to the ongoing challenges of operating a successful business in today’s competitive and rapidly changing commercial environment.

Whether our clients need help from hiring and firing employees the proper, legal way to engaging with the contract negotiation and review process, let us protect you and your interests. Our team will apply our problem-solving skills to your liabilities and points of exposure.

We are proud of our long-standing relationships with the business people we serve and are committed to your success. You can trust our firm to provide solid legal advice and cost effective solutions for all your business needs.

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Business Law Services

Small business in BC

There are 523,800 small businesses that employ fewer than 50 employees in BC. These businesses encompass the vast majority of businesses in the province (98 per cent).

Four Questions You Need to Ask When Starting a Business

Why are you deciding to start the business?
What capital do you have access to?
What do you know how to do?
If this failed, would you regret it?

Business Law Lawyers

Doug Flannigan
Clay Williams
Dylan Switzer
Nancy Ling
Chris Fraser
Associate Counsel
Ava Aslani
Colin Flannigan
David Horvath
Tanvir Gill
Jen Schreurs, TEP
Clarissa Lester
Jasmine Somal

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Latest News & Articles

Business Law

Startups Should Hire a Lawyer Sooner Than Later

January 19, 2023 When to hire a lawyer and why? Every startup is faced with these dilemmas and decisions, but it is always better—and cheaper—to be proactive rather than reactive with regard to legal work. Associate Ava Aslani explores the pros of hiring a lawyer sooner than later and, ideally, from Day 1 of the incorporating process.

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Foreign Buyer Ban Begins

January 17, 2023 Now that the calendar has changed to 2023, the Canada wide Foreign Buyer Ban has come into effect.

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Home Buyer Rescission Period Regulation

December 27, 2022 It's a massive new change for the real estate market in British Columbia and it comes into effect in the New Year.

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