John Willey

John Willey

B.A. LL.B.


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John Willey


Tel: 905-346-0775 ext.711


1978 - BA (Economics), University of Western Ontario
1981 - LL.B., University of Western Ontario
1983 - Call to Ontario Bar

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John has practiced with Chown Cairns LLP since 1983.  

John’s Real Estate and Property Law experience includes:

  • Residential, commercial, agricultural, recreational and public property transactions
  • Leasing, Licensing
  • Non-resident transactions
  • Estate transactions
  • Land severances
  • Municipal land use development
  • Receivership/bankruptcy transactions
  • Mortgages

John’s Wills & Estates experience includes:

  • Will and trust drafting; Trusts for Special Needs Beneficiaries
  • Estate planning
  • Application of real property and corporate law to lifetime and testamentary asset use and transfers, and estate administration
  • Estate dispute resolution

John’s Corporate/Commercial & Business Law experience includes:

  • Business purchases and sales
  • Asset and share transactions
  • Incorporation and representation of businesses and not-for-profit corporations
  • Banking
  • Secured transactions
  • Negotiating and drafting contracts for services, sales, distribution, and agency
  • Licenses and Franchises

Professional Activities, Organizations, and Awards

Guest lecturer, seminar leader at public, private and university forums
Experience as Director on boards of private not-for-profit and for-profit corporations