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SV Law congratulates Diana Piccoli on her appointment as Judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario

We are delighted to announce that SV Law partner Diana Piccoli has been appointed a Judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario, a member of the Family Court Branch and a Judge ex officio of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. The appointment was announced on May 3rd by the Minister of Justice and Attorney General for Canada, the Honourable David Lametti.


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Donna Mair 1954-2019

We are deeply saddened by the loss of our long-time employee and member of our SV Family.


About Us

At SV Law, we pride ourselves on being able to deliver solid and sound legal advice, presented in a manner that helps our clients understand and follow complicated legal processes.

SV Law has a long and distinguished history of providing Guelph and area residents and businesses with high-quality legal services. Since the mid 1960’s, the firm has been advising its clients and supporting its community.

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Practice Areas
Real Estate Law

The purchase or sale of a property is a major decision. For many of us, it is the largest investment we will ever make.

Wills and Estates

Planning for your family’s future after your death can be a daunting process, but you do not have to face it alone. You want to ensure your fami...

Municipal Law

Municipal Law is a complex combination of local by-laws and provincial legislation that touches on all aspects of daily life. Land use, planning and z...

Criminal Law

The right to counsel is the cornerstone of our criminal justice system. At SV Law, we believe that expert defence counsel should be accessible to the...

Condominium Law

Today, condominiums account for almost one in two new homes built in Ontario. As their numbers and diversity increase, the complex rules that govern c...

Farm Law

SV Law and their team of Ontario Farm Lawyers are committed to farmers and their families throughout the province. As a full-service law firm, ...

Employment Law

Good employee-employer relationships are the bedrock of a successful business. You need the legal experts to help build a solid employment framework f...

Land Development

At SV Law we have a number of services pertaining to the legal issues of land development. These include: Negotiation of contracts Complet...

Family Law

When dealing with the breakdown of a marriage or common law relationship, it is easy to feel lost and unsure of what to do.

Civil Litigation

Your civil litigation needs demand a dynamic, assertive and knowledgeable approach. Where your life, your livelihood and your family are concerned, yo...


Going to court is not only costly, it can put undue stress and strain on relationships where continuing civility and cooperation are critical. In situ...

Business Law

Your business is your livelihood. Every day, you face decisions that can mean success or failure. In an increasingly complex and competitive business ...

Community Events

Gen Next Walking Tour!

May 13, 2019 | Event
On May 10, 2019, lawyers from SV Law enjoyed attending and sponsoring the United Way Gen Next Walking Tour to raise awareness and funds for local agen...

Storm Win!

May 13, 2019 | Event
SV Law was proud to cheer on the Guelph Storm as they won the OHL Championship on Sunday, May 12th.

Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis Gala 2019

May 7, 2019 | Event
SV Law was proud to sponsor and attend the Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis Gala on April 27, 2019.

BBBSG Bowl for Kids' Sake!

May 6, 2019 | Event
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph and more than 500 other supporters helped to raise funds for the annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake event.  SV L...

Guelph Wish Fund for Children Gala

Apr 18, 2019 | Event

Wellington Catholic Mock Trial Tournament

Apr 17, 2019 | Event
SV Lawyers Jim Pietrangelo, Marni Outerbridge, Matt McMahon, and Eric Kerson (missing from photo) were judges on April 16th at the Wellington Catholic...

Guelph Rotary Hockey!

Apr 15, 2019 | Event
Team SV Law enjoyed competing in the Rotary Hockey Tournament on Saturday, April 6, 2019 and the team was happy to leave with a win! 

SV in the Community!

Apr 1, 2019 | Event
SV Law is proud to sponsor the Guelph Gryphons Girls Midget DS team and we are proud of the communities we serve and are committed to supporting their...

Handbags for Hospice 2019!

Mar 22, 2019 | Event
On Thursday, March 21, 2019, SV Law was proud to attend the Handbags for Hospice event.  Donations to Hospice Wellington will help them to contin...

YPN 4th Annual Cocktail Challenge

Mar 13, 2019 | Event
On March 12th, the Associate Lawyers and Articling Students at SV Law enjoyed attending the Young Professionals Network 4th Annual Cocktail Challenge....
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Each lawyer offers services in their areas of practice, while working with other members of the SV Law legal team to serve all the needs of our clients.