Osgoode Venture Capital Clinic

The Osgoode Venture Capital Clinic provides free legal services to early-stage entrepreneurial ventures in the financing and equity structuring stages of growth.

Osgoode JD students provide legal services to OVC clients, under the direct supervision of lawyers from Wildeboer Dellelce LLP. OVC clients are generally entrepreneurs such as early to mid-stage businesses; businesses with corporate finance activity or material business agreements imminent and/or full-time founders.

By consulting lawyers early in your business venture, you are better able to steer clear of potential pitfalls which would eat up your time and money.

Rory and Geoff, Wildeboer Dellelce LLP

Wildeboer Dellelce LLP

Based in Toronto, Wildeboer Dellelce LLP (will-de-boar-de-lease) is one of Canada’s premier corporate, securities and business transactions law firms. The firm is ranked by Chambers Canada 2022 as highly regarded for corporate work and was selected by Canadian Lawyer Magazine as one of the ‘Top 10 Corporate Law Boutiques in Canada’.

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Legal Services Offered

Forming the Start-Up

What are the proper incorporation procedures?

Shareholder Agreements

How can I best structure and protect my stake in the business?

Business Contracts

What type of contracts do I need to prepare?

Due Diligence Prep

How can I optimize my business for a due diligence screen?

Deal Structure Options

How should I best negotiate this term sheet or financing round?

Stock Option Planning

How can I best set up ownership in order to reward employees?

Legal Services NOT Offered

Intellectual Property (IP)

Complicated Employment Advice