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