Brian L. Chillman

Brian L. Chillman

Phone: (519) 255-4358
Fax: (519) 255-4360

Brian Chillman became a partner with the firm in 2016, returning to where he initially began his career in corporate law in 1999. Mr. Chillman spent the last 9 years as in-house counsel in a large Canadian finance company and as a Partner of another local law firm. Mr. Chillman's practice is focused in the areas of corporate/commercial, real estate and trust law. He offers a wealth of experience in corporate finance, reorganizations, governance and acquisitions and mergers.

He also acts regularly for not-for-profit organizations providing governance, privacy and other advice. Mr. Chillman has recently been appointed Lawyer Member of the Ontario Consent and Capacity Board.

Areas of Practice

Corporate and Commercial Law

  • Commercial financing
  • Commercial real estate
  • Business agreements
  • Corporate reorganizations
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Lease Agreements
  • Franchise Law
  • Incorporations
  • Mergers and acquisitions

Estates

  • Wills and estates
  • Estate and business succession planning
  • Estate administration counsel for professional trust companies
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Education

  • University of Windsor, LL.B., 1997; admitted to the Ontario Bar, 1999
  • University of Windsor, M.B.A., 1990
  • University of Waterloo, B.A. (Business Option), 1988

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Essex Law Association
  • Windsor Estate Planning Council
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association

Community Interests and Recognition

  • Lawyer Member of the Ontario Consent and Capacity Board
  • Sessional Instructor for the University of Windsor Faculty of Law (Business Association, Second Year Law Students)
  • Past Vice-chair of the Board of Directors Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare
  • Past Chair of the Board of Directors Windsor Regional Hospital