Areas of Practice
Farming in the Fraser Valley has become big business and the modern farmer requires the sophisticated legal assistance which we provide. Our lawyers are some of the most qualified in the Province.
Acting for and advising businesses has always been a mainstay of Baker Newby. We act for borrowers and lenders, landlords and tenants, buyers and sellers of businesses and real estate, developers and farmers, large international companies and small family-owned businesses - amongst others.
Our Collections Department has systematized its collection procedures so that whether a client is seeking to recover a small amount through Small Claims Court or a large amount through Supreme Court the claim will be processed quickly and efficiently.
Our Commercial Department can attend to all the commercial legal needs of our clients from setting up a business, to buying or selling a business by way of either assets or shares.
Members of our Litigation Department regularly act on behalf of litigants in all types of commercial and construction disputes.
Baker Newby LLP regularly acts for numerous developers and contractors from individuals building homes on speculation to the large companies constructing sports arenas, office buildings and warehouses.
Our experience includes corporate planning and re-organization, financing, amalgamations and tax considerations for more then 1500 companies.
In addition to handling ad hoc prosecutions, our criminal lawyers deal with a full range of criminal defence matters at all court levels.
Many situations in an employment relationship could, if better understood, lead to less liability exposure for employers and to better results for employees. Employers and employees often endure situations because they don't understand their respective rights.
Environmental law has changed rapidly over the last few years and is now a potential concern in almost every real estate transaction as well as in many commercial situations.
We represent clients with respect to all types of Estate Litigation including Wills Variation Act claims, Will validity disputes, joint tenancy disputes, and all other types of Estate disputes.
Our Family lawyers represent clients in all aspects of family law including marriage or pre-nuptial agreements, separation agreements, custody matters, maintenance disputes and divorces.
Our Litigation Department deals with insurance law on a daily basis and can represent any client involved in any sort of insurance matter, be it a claim against an insurance company or defending claims made against such a company.
Our personal injury lawyers have extensive experience in litigating the most serious personal injury claims resulting from motor vehicle accidents or other causes and in successfully negotiating the resolution of such claims to the satisfaction of our clients.
Whether a client requires a routine conveyance and residential mortgage, or a complex land assembly, rezoning, subdivision and property development, our lawyers have the expertise to deal with it.
Working closely with our clients' tax accountants we can attend to all tax related legal issues from the simplest to the most complex.
We deal with all types of wills from simple "husband and wife" wills to complex estate and tax planned wills with trusts. We also provide a full range of estate services including obtaining Probate or Administration and assisting Executors/Administrators in administering estates.