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Howard Burshtein*

Tel: 416 777 5456 Fax: 1 888 732 6506
*Legal services provided through Howard Burshtein Professional Corporation

Howard’s practice is focused on all aspects of corporate and commercial transactions.

He has acted on numerous transactions involving the purchase, sale and structuring of domestic and international businesses and professional practices. He represents firms and individual professionals, including physicians, dentists, pharmacists, accountants, lawyers, architects and engineers. Working with Torkin Manes’ Tax Group, he helps owners and professionals to structure their businesses and practices to maximize their short- and long-term goals.

The other major component of Howard’s practice is focused on international transactions, as many of his clients are based in the United States and elsewhere. He has undertaken many acquisitions and divestitures of Canadian businesses for clients based in the US, UK, Italy, Australia and Belgium. As well, he is often called on to assist foreign clients in establishing new businesses in Canada. Howard also represents several life insurance and property/casualty insurance brokerage firms.

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Education

  • LL.B., University of Windsor, 1984
  • M.B.A. (Marketing), University of Toronto, 1981
  • B.Comm. (Finance), McGill University, 1979

Credentials

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 1986

Publications & Presentations

Presentation

Not Collecting Co-Payments – What’s the Risk?

Legal Issues Affecting Dentists Today, Torkin Manes Health Law Program
Nov 16, 2017
Presentation

Tidying Up Your Corporate House

M & A Trends for Private Companies and their Shareholders, Torkin Manes Annual Business Law Seminar
Nov 18, 2014
Presentation

How to Structure Your Group Practice to Maximize Value

Torkin Manes Legal Symposium for Dentists
Nov 20, 2012
Presentation

Buying and Selling Your Practice

Torkin Manes Legal Symposium for Dentists
Nov 1, 2009

News & Media

Howard Burshtein and Chaim Sapirman to speak at the LSUC Advanced Issues in Domestic Contracts in Family Law Program

Join Howard Burshtein and Chaim Sapirman at the Law Society of Upper Canada's upcoming program on Advanced Issues in Domestic Contracts in Family Law,...
Oct 5, 2017

Events

Legal Issues Affecting Dentists Today

Torkin Manes' continuing education seminar on topics of key relevance to dental practices.
Nov 1, 2017: 18:00 - 20:30

M & A Trends for Private Companies and their Shareholders

A review of current issues in mergers and acquisitions
Nov 18, 2014: 08:30 - 11:00

Does Your Practice Need a Check-up? Legal Issues Affecting Dentists Today

Complaints & Discipline: A Conversation Between the College & the Defense Irwin W. Fefergrad, Registrar, Royal College of Dental Surgeons of ...
Nov 7, 2012: 19:00 - 21:30

Practice Check-up - Legal Issues Affecting Veterinarians Today

NEW AND ONGOING CHALLENGES FOR YOUR CLINIC Associates and Staff: Employees or Independent Contractors? the legal risks of mis-characterizing your sta...
Nov 1, 2011: 16:30 - 23:00