Constitutional and General Litigation
Charity and Not-for-profit law
We provide all legal services required for charities and not-for-profits including:
Ecclesiastical and Church Law
We have expertise in ecclesiastical and church law and provide expert counsel on:
We act for private schools and post-secondary institutions including colleges, universities and seminaries. We provide counsel on:
We offer our clients traditional as well as collaborative family law services.
In a collaborative family law process, parties work together to resolve legal issues out of court with the help of collaborative family law lawyers and other supporting professionals, such as financial advisors and social workers. This approach to family law can be much more cost-effective than litigation and can provide more opportunities to reduce tension, avoid conflict, and provide closure than a typical adversarial approach.
Our family law services include:
We have particular expertise in healthcare law as it relates to faith-based hospitals and healthcare institutions, as well as to individual healthcare practitioners and professional associations. We provide counsel in relation to:
Human Rights and Charter of Rights and Freedoms Law
Churches and faith-based organizations are increasingly facing disputes related to human rights or Charter of Rights and Freedoms issues. We have extensive experience and expertise in these matters and provide advice and representation related to:
Political and Public Policy Law
We provide counsel and representation in political and public policy matters. Our services include those related to:
Corporate / Commercial
Legal Research and Supreme Court Advocacy
Administrative law governs individuals’ and organizations’ interactions with the state’s executive branch, which includes various government departments, agencies, and statutory tribunals.
The Acacia Group’s lawyers have assisted clients in navigating administrative law processes through various public bodies, such as human rights tribunals, industrial relations boards, and regulatory bodies. We have argued administrative law matters at the Divisional Court of Ontario; the trial courts of Ontario, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, and British Columbia; the Courts of Appeal of Ontario, Nova Scotia, Alberta, and British Columbia; the Federal Court of Canada; the Federal Court of Appeal; and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Our experience includes the representation of clients in: