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  • Education
  • University of Windsor, LL.B., 1990
  • Wilfrid Laurier University, Honours B.A. in Business/History, 1985

Call to Bar, 1992

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John Weir

Managing Director

519.571.8800 Ext. 106519.571.8800 Ext. 106

"The McCarter Grespan advantage is that we are driven by a genuine desire to see our clients succeed. And they know that they can rely on us to keep everyone focused on the end goal of getting the deal done right."

John delivers an astute business sense and a critical legal mind to every matter he undertakes on behalf of his clients. He has over 20 years of experience acting as counsel on local, national, and international transactions and has established a reputation of an unwavering commitment to his clients.  

John is dedicated to finding effective and practical solutions to his clients’ business and legal issues and delivering optimal outcomes when facing complexities and deadlines. He seeks to understand each client’s business and then provides appropriate legal solutions for both their immediate and long-term issues.

His practice encompasses all facets of business law including share and asset purchases and sales, financing, and commercial agreements. In addition, a large component of John’s practice includes sophisticated real estate property transactions such as limited partnerships, joint ventures, seniors housing, co-tenancy agreements, purchases, sales, large scale financing and leasing for medium to large entrepreneurial clients as well as institutions. This includes taking real estate property projects from acquisition, to financing all the way through to ultimate disposition, typically to large institutional investors.

For many years, John has represented a wide spectrum of professionals, including doctors, lawyers, veterinarians, dentists, chiropractors and nurse practitioners. John guides these busy and successful professionals through all nuances of practicing their chosen profession through a professional corporation.

Estate and wealth transfer services are provided to John’s clients as part of an overall succession planning strategy necessary for business owners.

As Managing Director, John is committed to the Firm’s vision of providing its clients with exceptional service and exceptional results and maintaining McCarter Grespan’s reputation as a premier business law firm.

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