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Robert Graham

J.D., B.A.H. Lawyer

Called To Bar

2015

Education

  • Ontario Bar, 2015
  • CPA Canada In-Depth Tax Course, Levels I and II, 2017
  • Juris Doctor, University of Windsor, 2014
  • B.A. (Honours) Psychology, University of Guelph, 2013
  • Canadian Forces Leadership School, 2004
Fergus/Elora Office T. 519-837-2100 x359 E. F: 519-837-1617

Robert Graham has a focused corporate and commercial law practice with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, day-to-day commercial matters, commercial contract drafting, corporate restructuring and business succession planning. Robert represents commercial and residential property owners in a wide variety of transactions, including acquisitions, sales, financing and leasing. He also advises on estate planning matters and assists with estate administration.

Robert focuses on delivering practical advice and solutions in a cost-effective manner. On a personal level, Robert works with local charitable and not-for-profit organizations on a pro bono basis with the aim of giving back to the community.

Awards & Accolades

  • Board of Governors Gold Medal in J.D. Program, 2014
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP Corporate/Commercial Prize, 2014
  • McTague Law Firm LLP Business Law Award, 2014
  • E. Bruce Leonard Bankruptcy and Insolvency Course Prize, 2014
  • Charles J. Clark Scholarship in Law for academic excellence and involvement in community and volunteer activities, 2014
  • Board of Governors Gold Medal in J.D. Program, 2013

Memberships & Professional Appointments

  • Member, Law Society of Ontario
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Wellington County Law Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Guelph Chamber of Commerce

Community Involvement

  • Referee, Guelph Soccer
  • Investment Committee Member, Guelph Community Foundation
  • Legal Advisory Committee Member, Lakeside Church

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Presentations

  • Panel Moderator, “Addressing challenges in cannabis trade between Canada and the Caribbean, Bridging the Gap”, Canex Cannabis Investment Summit Toronto, November 2019
  • Panel Moderator, “Cannabis and Consumption: Emerging Challenges in Regulating Scale”, Canadian Association for Food Law and Policy, November 2019
  • Presenter, “Shoots and Ladders: Legal Pitfalls Cannabis Businesses Face & How to Avoid Them”, CanEx Jamaica, September 2019
  • Presenter, “Intersection between the Canadian Industrial Hemp Regime and the U.S. Farm Bill”, 2019 CAFA Farm Management Update, June 2019
  • Presenter, “Employment and Commercial Law in Cannabis – Legal Aspects of the Business of Cannabis”, The New World of Legal Cannabis Seminar, May 2019
  • Presenter, “Cannabis Farming in Canada”, Canadian Association of Farm Advisers Farm Tax Update, October 2018
  • Presenter, “Cannabis Primer for the Insurance Industry”, Ontario Mutual Insurance Association Insurance Adjusters Conference, November 2018
  • Co-lecturer, “Farm Succession Planning”, Advanced Agribusiness Management course (FARE 4220), University of Guelph, March 28, 2017

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