Torkin Manes LLP is a full service, mid-sized law firm based in downtown Toronto. Our diverse clientele ranges from public and private corporations, to financial institutions, to professional practices, to individuals. We built our firm from the ground up—by understanding our clients’ needs, being results-oriented, practical, smart, cost-effective and responsive.
Torkin Manes is a full-service law firm for clients who want results. Our clients tell us what they want to achieve and it’s our job to assess their legal needs—quickly. They rely on us to put together the right team for their legal issues, so that they can achieve their goals, on time and on budget. We offer services in the following areas:
Our people are the essence of our firm. We take pride in providing exceptional personal service combined with a deep understanding of our clients' business priorities and legal requirements. We put together exactly the right team for each of our clients, matching their legal needs with our legal skills and efficiency.
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As a full-service law firm, we pride ourselves on our broad range of
expertise and experience. Our clients have trust and confidence that we
truly understand what they do and will work together to advance the
success of their business. We have the right team to meet your legal needs
when and how you need us.
Torkin Manes is honoured to be shortlisted by Chambers & Partners for Regional Law Firm of the Year for the 2017 Chambers Canada Awards. These awards reflect a law firm’s pre-eminence in key practice areas and notable achievements over the past 12 months, including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service.
What makes the lawyers at Torkin Manes different? We know our
clients and we can relate to their market and their needs. We thrive on
providing exceptional client service and we handle all matters with a
personal approach and a positive attitude.
We are proud to have 20 of our partners recognized as leaders in their fields in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada.
We are proud to be named a Top 10 Ontario Regional Firm by Canadian Lawyer media. This survey polled lawyers and in-house counsel from across Canada to vote on Ontario’s full-service regional law firms with criteria including regional service coverage, client base, notable mandates, service excellence and legal expertise.
For almost any legal, personal, or business issue, our clients can turn
to us. We approach each matter with the knowledge and expertise
required to exceed expectations. At Torkin Manes, it’s not just about
meeting our clients’ needs, it’s about driving their success with expert
advice they can trust.
Chris Harrs was nominated for his leadership and innovative approach in managing Spin Master’s acquisition of Sago Mini and Toca Boca last year. The deal was noteworthy for both its complexity and the speed at which it was negotiated and completed.
We are pleased to announce that Torkin Manes has moved into 2nd place in the Top Ten Ontario Regional Firm survey conducted by Canadian Lawyer media.
Speakers: Neil M. Abramson, Howard Burshtein, Lisa Corrente, Aaron M. English, David M. Golden, Lindsay Kantor and Peter C. Straszynski
Dentists: Join Torkin Manes for a continuing education seminar on topics of key relevance to your practice.
On July 18, 2017, the Department of Finance released legislative proposals (“Proposals”) and a consultation paper dealing with tax planning using private corporations. The 2017 Federal Budget alluded to certain changes to tax planning for private corporations, but the impact of the Proposals is far-reaching. In fact, these Proposals affect many of our owner-manager clients.
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