The Team


Peter R. Welsh

Peter R. Welsh Law TeamFor nearly 40 years, Peter R. Welsh has practiced Corporate and Commercial Law both on behalf of some of Canada’s largest financial institutions, real estate developers and publicly listed Corporations as well as in representation of entrepreneurial, owner-managed companies, independent businesses, associations and individuals.

His practice is devoted to Business Law, encompassing business start up, financial services, real estate, succession and estate planning, restructuring and commercial transactions.

Peter’s particular focus is the business side of law, devising preventative strategies and solutions to avoid or lessen risk, resolve crises and achieve management and corporate objectives.

Peter brings to his clients the wisdom of experience and his resources as a skillful negotiator with an attention to detail.

When crisis occurs or business opportunity arises, we bring to your interests both a results oriented approach and unique and ready access to a vast network of related professional resources affiliated to our practice through Peter’s 4 decades involvement directly in the Toronto local legal and business community.

Prior to establishing his Oakville Principal Office, Peter was a consultant to or Partner in several of the largest legal firms in Canada and maintains relationships with widely recognized experts in various specialized areas of the practice of law.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Arts (Economics), 1969, McMaster University
Bachelor of Laws, 1972, University of New Brunswick
Master of Business Administration, 1975, University of Western Ontario

CURRENT COUNSEL AFFILIATIONS:

In Association with Feltmate Delibato Heagle LLP, Halton’s business law firm
RD Law, Mississauga Commercial Litigation Specialist

FORMER EXPERIENCE:

Partner – Morris Rose Ledgett
Consultant – Bennett Jones
Consultant – Fraser Milner Casgrain

Partner – Lyons Goodman
Associate General Counsel, The Cadillac Fairview Corporation
Lecturer – George Brown and Seneca Colleges of Applied Arts and Sciences
Special Advisor – Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs, Ottawa

MEMBERSHIPS:

Law Society of Upper Canada
Halton County Law Association
Oakville Chamber of Commerce
Estate Planners’ Council of Halton
Honorary Lifetime Membership, The Boulevard Club Limited (Past President and Director)
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TEAM MEMBERS

Peter R. Welsh, B.A., LLB, M.B.A.
Barrister and Solicitor
Email : peter@welshlaw.ca

Peter R. Welsh - Welsh Law Barrister and SolicitorPeter R. Welsh holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree from McMaster University, 1969 and a Bachelor of Laws degree from University of New Brunswick, 1972. Following his call to the Bar in New Brunswick, he practiced Corporate and Commercial law with Hanson, Hashey & Scott in Frederiction, NB. Returning to Ontario, he graduated from the University of Western Ontario Ivy School of Business with a Masters degree in Business Administration in 1975 and immediately joined The Cadillac Fairview Corporation as Associate General Counsel until returning to private practice in Ontario in Business Law with Aylesworth Thompson (later Aylesworth LLP and, now, Dickinson Wright LLP) in 1978. Peter has authored material on Franchise Law published by Canada Law Book and has lectured on matters as diverse as directors’ and officers’ responsibilities and liabilities in Canada, enforcement of creditor rights and succession planning for entrepreneurial businesses, governance and financial restructuring.

 

 

Lori D. Redwood, B.A.
Law Clerk/Office Administrator
Email : lori@welshlaw.ca

Lori Redwood - Welsh LawLori Redwood received her Bachelor of Arts with a combined major in Law and Psychology in 1997 from Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario. She subsequently received her Legal Assistance Diploma with Honours. She worked in the area of Family Law for 4 years at a mid-sized firm in Ottawa. Lori joined Peter as his Legal Assistant in his new firm in Oakville in December 2000 and combines her role as Office Administrator with her primary responsibility as Peter’s principal Law Clerk.

 

 

 

 

 

Nicole C. Bajor
Administrative Support
Email : nicole@welshlaw.ca

Nicole Bajor - Welsh LawNicole comes from an administrative background having spent 11 years working in the corporate travel industry. During this time, she developed skills in project management, corporate reporting, customer service, communications, research, guideline tools and process development. Nicole initially joined our team in July of 2004 as Administrative Support and has since assumed her role as a Paralegal particularly for all of our corporate and Estate as well as succession planning clients.

 

 

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