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  • Why Choose Us
  • Focused on Your Priorities
  • Top-Tier Lawyers
  • Senior Level Attention
  • Value-Driven Approach
  • Our Guiding Principles
Why Choose Us

Why Choose Us

Allen McDonald Swartz LLP is a Toronto-based boutique law firm that focuses on corporate law, capital markets transactions and securities law.  AMS provides high quality legal advice and exceptional client service to entrepreneurs, high net worth individuals, family-owned businesses, private and public companies, as well as charities and not-for-profit organizations.  We pride ourselves on being highly responsive to our clients’ needs and providing pragmatic, informative advice in a timely manner. We think of our clients as our business partners and our goal is to ensure every one of our clients receives the most practical and economical legal advice possible.

Focused on Your Priorities

Focused on Your Priorities

We start with our clients’ needs and priorities and take the time to understand their imperatives.  We then provide practical, results-driven advice that is informed by what is important to our clients.  We aspire to be our clients’ trusted advisors.  By closely collaborating with our clients, we are able to develop legal solutions that assist our clients to meet their objectives. 

Top-Tier Lawyers

Top-Tier Lawyers

Our lawyers were trained and practiced for many years at some of Canada’s leading national law firms.  Our team is comprised of seasoned professionals, each of whom has more than 15 years’ of Bay-Street experience advising on a broad range business law matters. Our background and experience position us to assist our clients with both transactional matters and strategic legal advice.

Senior Level Attention

Senior Level Attention

Our team is comprised of seasoned professionals, each of whom has many years’ of experience practicing at some of Canada’s leading national law firms.  As a result of the depth and breadth of our expertise, our clients receive the senior level attention they expect without having to pay to train inexperienced lawyers.

Value-Driven Approach

Value-Driven Approach

All of our lawyers have chosen to practice law in a client-centred environment that is focused on delivering value to our clients.  We leverage our expertise as well as technology to make our practice more efficient, and because our team is comprised of seasoned counsel, costs associated with internal discussion, coordination and delegation are greatly reduced.  Moreover, our low overhead enables us to offer flexible billing structures that are responsive to the needs of our clients.

Our Guiding Principles

Our Guiding Principles

At AMS, we believe in the following guiding principles.

 

Excellence in legal advice and client service 

We have deep expertise in all of the areas in which we practice and are committed to providing the highest level of client service in a personal, boutique environment. In a profession often known for creating roadblocks and complications, at AMS we do things differently. We are pragmatic, creative and results-oriented. We provide clear and practical advice and help our clients achieve their objectives in a sensible and cost-effective manner.

 

Integrity and Respect

We say what we are going to do, and we follow through on our promises.  This is part of the very fabric of who we are as people and as a firm.  We are guided to do the right thing and to assist our clients in doing the right thing for their organizations over the long-term. We treat our clients as we want to be treated – with respect and as an equal in the decision-making process.

 

We speak in plain English 

We simplify complex legal concepts into straight-forward, practical advice that our clients can act upon in a way that makes the most sense for them.

 

Teamwork and Collaboration 

We are excited to be part of your team.  We are equally prepared to lead and to follow.  Our firm’s culture inspires us to share our ideas, our expertise and our collective knowledge among the AMS team to the benefit of our clients. 

 

Community Engagement and Giving Back

We believe that it is our responsibility to give back to the community in which we live and work.  Each member of our team is committed to supporting charitable and not-for-profit organizations in a meaningful way, both in terms of financial donations and by contributing our time and expertise. 

  • Why Choose Us
  • Focused on Your Priorities
  • Top-Tier Lawyers
  • Senior Level Attention
  • Value-Driven Approach
  • Our Guiding Principles
Why Choose Us

Why Choose Us

Allen McDonald Swartz LLP is a Toronto-based boutique law firm that focuses on corporate law, capital markets transactions and securities law. AMS provides high quality legal advice and exceptional client service to entrepreneurs, high net worth individuals, family-owned businesses, private and public companies, as well as charities and not-for-profit organizations. We pride ourselves on being highly responsive to our clients’ needs and providing pragmatic, informative advice in a timely manner. We think of our clients as our business partners and our goal is to ensure every one of our clients receives the most practical and economical legal advice possible.

Focused on Your Priorities

Focused on Your Priorities

We start with our clients’ needs and priorities and take the time to understand their imperatives. We then provide practical, results-driven advice that is informed by what is important to our clients. We aspire to be our clients’ trusted advisors. By closely collaborating with our clients, we are able to develop legal solutions that assist our clients to meet their objectives.

Top-Tier Lawyers

Top-Tier Lawyers

Our lawyers were trained and practiced for many years at some of Canada’s leading national law firms. Our team is comprised of seasoned professionals, each of whom has more than 15 years’ of Bay-Street experience advising on a broad range business law matters. Our background and experience position us to assist our clients with both transactional matters and strategic legal advice.

Senior Level Attention

Senior Level Attention

Our team is comprised of seasoned professionals, each of whom has many years’ of experience practicing at some of Canada’s leading national law firms.  As a result of the depth and breadth of our expertise, our clients receive the senior level attention they expect without having to pay to train inexperienced lawyers.

Value-Driven Approach

Value-Driven Approach

All of our lawyers have chosen to practice law in a client-centred environment that is focused on delivering value to our clients.  We leverage our expertise as well as technology to make our practice more efficient, and because our team is comprised of seasoned counsel, costs associated with internal discussion, coordination and delegation are greatly reduced.  Moreover, our low overhead enables us to offer flexible billing structures that are responsive to the needs of our clients.

Our Guiding Principles

Our Guiding Principles

At AMS, we believe in the following guiding principles.

Excellence in legal advice and client service

We have deep expertise in all of the areas in which we practice and are committed to providing the highest level of client service in a personal, boutique environment. In a profession often known for creating roadblocks and complications, at AMS we do things differently. We are pragmatic, creative and results-oriented. We provide clear and practical advice and help our clients achieve their objectives in a sensible and cost-effective manner.

Integrity and Respect

We say what we are going to do, and we follow through on our promises. This is part of the very fabric of who we are as people and as a firm. We are guided to do the right thing and to assist our clients in doing the right thing for their organizations over the long-term. We treat our clients as we want to be treated – with respect and as an equal in the decision-making process.

We speak in plain English

We simplify complex legal concepts into straight-forward, practical advice that our clients can act upon in a way that makes the most sense for them.

Teamwork and Collaboration

We are excited to be part of your team. We are equally prepared to lead and to follow. Our firm’s culture inspires us to share our ideas, our expertise and our collective knowledge among the AMS team to the benefit of our clients.

Community Engagement and Giving Back

We believe that it is our responsibility to give back to the community in which we live and work. Each member of our team is committed to supporting charitable and not-for-profit organizations in a meaningful way, both in terms of financial donations and by contributing our time and expertise.

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GIVING BACK

We believe that it is our responsibility to give back to the community in which we live and work. Each member of our team is committed to supporting charitable organizations in a meaningful way, both in terms of financial donations as well as the contribution of time and expertise. Our partners are proud to support the following charities and not-for-profit organizations:

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