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#241 Essa Abdool-Karim A Corporate / Commerical Lawyer Here To Share Loads About The Law And More

DISCLAIMER Let s begin the show by saying that the information shared on this show is in NO WAY legal advice to any of our listeners please schedule a meeting with a lawyer to further discuss your particular legal issues Operating his own private practise for 2 years now graduated University of Ottawa worked for an investment broker dealer after he did his article for a sports and entertainment firm He was planning on moving to Chicago but then the pandemic had other plans he stayed in Canada and now on his own with Regalia Law We get discussing the reasons why Essa became a lawyer and that leads to at some point in your construction career you will have to have a meeting with a lawyer to either defend or protect yourself We shift gears to discussing the housing crisis Blackstone entering the Canadian housing market stocks crypto lending rates and so much more there is something going on and if you are not having conversations about it you might be left in a bad situation one day in the near future Essa brings up the recent court case going on right now regarding the travel ban for any unvaccinated Canadians where the court will be hearing arguments in Sept 2022 by the last living signatory of The Charter Of Rights Towards the last third of the show we dive into the legal language and potential situations tradespeople could find themselves in one day we begin with how to find a lawyer that you can work with and have represent you We discuss small claims the legal procedures contracts people being spiteful and so many more reasons why the courts are so back logged and why people go the litigation route Essa sheds some light on Piercing the Corporate Veil basically there is a way that a lawyer can go after you personally regardless if your business is incorporated A good contract will have a clause in the event of a dispute you mediate first then you arbitrate and then you litigate and if clients decide to breach the contract then you have grounds to argue the clause they ignored and decided to clogged the courts and this could have the claim dismissed The show wraps up with Manny revealing what his realistic representation of a renovation show would look like and it s worth the listen Shared and Discussed Linkshttps www youtube com watch v pSTNhBlfV shttps www ontario ca document your-guide-employment-standards-act-0 Thank You so much Essa for sharing so much about the industry and other areas that are dramatically affecting everyone Find Essa at his contact email essa regakialaw com and his website www regalialaw com and he is also on LinkedIN and shares quite a lot about what s going on in the world Want to reach out to Manny text him on his mobile 416 433-5737 and or email him at manny hardcorerenos com or manny theconstructionlife com Please let him know who you are and then ask away TCL has and always will be about giving back to the construction industry Click here to visit this podcast episode