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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:
 
A. CORPORATE

I.  INCORPORATION

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.
 
B. 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.
 
C. COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION

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.
 
D. OTHER

(i) NOTARY PUBLIC SERVICES

All notarization services are provided by Paul Sanderson, Barrister & Solicitor who is a qualified Notary Public and Commissioner-of-Oaths in and for the Province of Ontario.

Notarization of one (1) document - $35.00 + HST

Notarization of each additional document - $20.00 + HST

(ii) AFFADAVITS

Consent to travel documents - $55.00 + HST

Draft and notarization of affidavits and statutory declarations (Please contact us for a quote).

(iii)  WILLS AND POWERS OF ATTORNEY

Wills and Powers of Attorney packages - $450 + HST

 

GENERAL

The rates set out above are for routine transactions.

All figures in CAD$, do not include HST or taxes and are subject to change.

Payments can be made by cheque, credit card (Mastercard or Visa), email interac transfer or cash.

To schedule an appointment, please email info@sandersonlaw.ca or by phone at 416-971-6616 ext. 226.

 

 
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577 Kingston Road
Suite 303
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M4E 1R3

telephone : +1 (416) 971-6616
facsimile : +1 (416) 971-4144

email : info@sandersonlaw.ca
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