Sanderson Entertainment Law is committed to providing clients with skilled legal assistance at affordable rates in our areas of legal expertise.
Click here for a list of agreements we regularly review, comment on, negotiate or draft on your behalf. Agreements set out on this list are generally billed on an hourly basis (i.e., hourly rate x number of hours including 1/10ths of an hour), however, we are flexible and may adjust our fees / services to accommodate your budget. In addition, we may be agreeable to a flat fee arrangement for your specific file matter.
Our lawyer hourly rate is $375.00 and our entertainment paralegal hourly rate is $200.00. An estimate of the amount of time and effort required for your legal matter will be provided before beginning work on your file matter.
In some circumstances, flat fees are available. See below examples of file matters to which flat fees may apply. We are also available to discuss client-specific fee arrangements.
Examples of file matters to which flat fees may apply:
The approximate cost of legal fees and disbursements is approximately $1,500.00 plus HST.
The breakdown is approximately $900 or $1,100 for legal fees which involves the proper organization of the company once incorporated and approximately $600 for disbursements. Disbursements are out of pocket costs expended on your behalf including government filing fee, minute book and share certificates.
II. SHAREHOLDERS AGREEMENT
Fees for Shareholder agreements begin at $1,500 plus HST.
III. BUSINESS NAME REGISTRATION
Business name registration and disbursements – Legal fees plus disbursements is $250.00.
IV. DISSOLUTION OF A CORPORATION
Dissolution of a corporation – legal fees $225, plus disbursements.
CANADIAN TRADEMARK REGISTRATION
(1) The government fee for filing a trade mark application is currently
$300.00 and the cost of the registration is $200.00 for a total of $500.00.
(2) Legal fees for drafting the trademark application and correspondence with the CIPO (Canadian Intellectual Property Office) are in addition to the disbursements and are approximately $900 for routine trade mark applications.
(3) The cost of a Canadian trademark application that proceeds to registration inclusive of fees and disbursements between $1,500.00 - $2,000.00.
Canadian – Quote upon request.
Government filing fee per title - $50.00 CDN online or $65.00 CDN by mail.
U.S. – Quote upon request.
Government filing fee per title - $35.00 U.S.D.
(i) NOTARY PUBLIC SERVICES
(iii) WILLS AND POWERS OF ATTORNEY
Wills and Powers of Attorney packages - $450 + HST
The rates set out above are for routine transactions.