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Starting up a small or medium enterprise (SME) is, for any entrepreneur, a culmination as well as the beginning of great challenges. Faced with these challenges, it makes good sense to deal with a competent lawyer who is aware of the realities that are specific to SMEs. The Bernier Fournier team has the necessary resources to guide you through the process leading to the incorporation of an SME and to contribute to its development and outreach.

Whether you are an experienced entrepreneur or a new player in the world of business, we can help you with the following aspects of your SME:

  • Choosing the legal formof your company
  • Required formalities to set up the business
  • Advice on work relationships as well as labour and employment law
  • The importance of strategic partnerships
  • The need for adequate tax planning

Contract law is constantly at play in commercial law in general and law for SMEs in particular. The professionals at Bernier Fournier understand the importance of a contract that was properly negotiated and drafted in clear terms. Moreover, our team is able to draft agreements relating to your business’s internal operations, namely:

  • Partnership agreements
  • Shareholders agreements
  • Subscription agreements

With their impressive experience in contract law, our lawyers will also be able to advise and accompany you in the drafting of various contracts required by your SME’s business operations:

  • Business contracts
  • Distribution and supply contracts
  • Consignment contracts
  • Leas contracts
  • Loan contracts
  • Sales contracts
  • Insurance contracts
  • Mandates
  • Deposit contracts
  • Surety contracts
  • Lease contract receivables
  • Work contracts and corporate policies
  • Governance and internal government

Regardless of what your needs are, the members of the Bernier Fournier team are aware of the specific requirements that SMEs have. They are committed to providing you with advice and defending your interests at all times to enable your company to prosper and promote itself.