Aerospace and Defence

Our clients include Canadian and foreign manufacturers, contractors, and subcontractors in the defence and aerospace industries. In addition to the day-to-day challenges of doing business, companies operating in this sector routinely encounter complex issues which call for specialized legal expertise in a range of areas. If you are a stakeholder in this dynamic sector, our lawyers can provide you with the following services to support your activities:

  • advising on government contracting procedures, strategies and solutions
  • ensuring compliance with domestic and international procurement agreements
  • advising and assisting with all aspects of government and private procurement processes, including review and preparation of responses to RFPs and post-award contract drafting and negotiation
  • negotiating and drafting non-disclosure agreements, proprietary information exchange agreements, technical assistance agreements, research agreements, collaboration and joint venture agreements and manufacturing licence agreements
  • litigating procurement bid challenges and contractor and subcontractor disputes
  • advising on special rules and practices applicable to controlled goods and classified information in the context of normal business transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, Canadian investments, and financings

Our multi-disciplinary team also provides clients in this sector with guidance on a broad spectrum of corporate and commercial legal issues encountered in day-to-day business operations, such as employment, competition, intellectual property, financing, litigation and taxation matters. We also have significant experience advising foreign businesses in this sector entering the Canadian market.

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