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Firm Annoucements

Nora Sleeth

SV Law announces family law lawyer Nora Sleeth’s move to our Fergus/Elora Office

We are excited to announce that associate lawyer Nora Sleeth has relocated her practice to SV Law’s Fergus/Elora office. She becomes our first family law lawyer based in this community and we are thrilled to be expanding our range of local offerings in Centre Wellington.


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SV Law welcomes two new partners

The Partners of SV Law are pleased to welcome Nate Martin and Danielle Marks to the partnership, effective January 1, 2019.


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
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, ...

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...

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...

Civil Litigation

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

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.

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 ...

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...


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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

Community Events

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....

Black Tie Bingo 2019!

Mar 4, 2019 | Event
SV Law was proud to sponsor and attend the Black Tie Bingo on Saturday, March 2, 2019 in support of the Guelph General Hospital Foundation. The profes...

Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Feb 25, 2019 | Event
SV Law attended at Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis on February 22, 2019 to view the ‘It Takes a Knitwork Display’ for Human Trafficking ...

24th Annual Have a Heart for Kids' Sake Gala

Feb 21, 2019 | Event
On Saturday, February 9th, 2019 Skyline presents the 24th Annual Have a Heart for Kids’ Sake Gala in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guel...

Adopt-A-Family 2018!

Dec 11, 2018 | Event
SVLaw was happy to be a part of the 2018 Adopt-A-Family.  This year we assisted a single mother with 7 children and raised over $3,500.00 and pur...
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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.