James A. Garvie

Areas of Practice

Mr. Garvie has been a partner of the firm since 2003. He has provided legal advice and guidance to his clients in all aspects of corporate, commercial and business law; commercial and residential real estate (purchases, sales and leases),wills, trusts and estates.

Called to the bar in 1979. Law Society of Upper Canada, Barrister at Law 1979, Ivey School of Business H.B.A. 1974. University of Windsor, L.L.B. (1977)

Specifically, Mr. Garvie has extensive experience in his areas of practise including:

  • incorporation, amalgamation, continuation and corporate governance
  • partnerships (general, limited and professional limited liability)
  • acquisitions and dispositions of businesses or assets
  • corporate finance and secured lending
  • partnership, joint-venture and shareholder agreements and disputes
  • buying, mortgaging, developing, leasing and selling commercial and residential real estate
  • estate planning and estate administration
  • corporate succession planning


  • Director - Brampton Golf Club
  • Director - Rose Orchestra
  • Past lecturer for Personal Taxation at Sheridan College
  • Mediation Fundamentals Certificate, The Mediation Academy
  • Certificate in Advanced Mediation and Alternate Dispute Resolution, The Mediation Academy

Contact Information

Telephone: 905-452-7400, Ext. 33
E-mail: jgarvie@mccabefilkin.com

Law Clerks

Jenny Hollander - Corporate/Wills/Estate Legal Assistant
Telephone: 905-452-7400, Ext. 23
E-mail: jenny@mccabefilkin.com

Sandy Derosi - Real Estate Clerk
Telephone: 905-452-7400, Ext. 22
E-mail: sderosi@mccabefilkin.com

Mindy Glue - Real Estate Clerk
Telephone: 905-452-7400, Ext. 24
E-mail: mindy@mccabefilkin.com



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