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Corporate Law
  • Contracts
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Incorporations


Contracts are at the very foundation of the business relationship. Many lawsuits are the result of contracts that were not well drafted. The Latin legal term contra preferentum, also known as “interpretation against the draftsman”, is a doctrine of contractual interpretation providing that, where a promise, agreement or term is ambiguous, the preferred meaning should be the one that works against the interests of the party who provided the contract to the other. Avoid costly legal disputes where possible by having Crangle review your contracts and revise as necessary.

Shareholder Agreements

Starting a company with business partners? Avoid problems before they start by having a clear shareholder agreement. Or maybe you need to enforce your rights under an existing shareholder agreement. Many people make the mistake of going into business with friends or people that they initially trusted, and do not bother to get a shareholder agreement which defines their respective ownership interests and rights. Later if there is a dispute, it becomes a serious and costly problem. You will remain friends and business partners longer if you have a shareholder agreement from the beginning. Crangle can assist with that, and also with litigation involving shareholders disputes.


Starting a new company? Incorporate to minimize your exposure to potential personal liability. Many people make the mistake of not incorporating, or of having a partnership without a signed shareholder agreement. Using best business practices early can avoid costly problems later.


I have used Aaron Crangle’s legal services for over ten years. He has done excellent work in the areas of litigation, as well as employment law for me personally and my companies. He answers all of my questions with thoughtfulness about how it will impact me and my employees. One thing that stands out for me is how accessible Mr. Crangle is. He either answers his phone or gets back to me quickly. This responsiveness has saved me many hours of stress!

Dr. A – Dentist, owner of dental clinics

Crangle obtained an incredible settlement for me, and it happened much faster than I expected. I highly recommend him.

Graeme, business owner

Crangle fought hard and got me a great settlement. I am so thankful forall the work he did for me

Jeff H

About Aaron Crangle

Mr. Aaron Crangle has been a member of the Ontario Bar since 2000. He has been practising in all areas of corporate law and litigation. Extensive experience in employment law, civil litigation, personal injury, contract, collections, human rights, regulatory, tribunals, transportation law, labour, etc.

Successfully argued in the Court of Appeal and all levels of Superior Court. Repeat panelist at the Ontario Bar Association.

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