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Graham Bevans is building a growing transactional and advisory business law practice focused on mergers and acquisitions as well as other corporate and commercial matters.

Sharing insights to support businesses over the COVID-19 pandemic, Graham co-presented on managing emergency business closures. He also co-authored bulletins on the risks of non-compliance with emergency orders, and the temporary relief of corporate requirements for shareholder and director meetings.

During his university studies, Graham was co-editor-in-chief of the Queen’s Law Journal, having previously served as an associate submissions editor on the Journal’s editorial board.


Expertise


Speaking Engagements

"Essential" Workplaces and Services – A National Roundup and Best Practices for Managing Business Closures McMillan Webinar

April 1, 2020

Education & Admissions

2019
Called to the Ontario bar
2018
JD Queen's University
2015
MA York University
2011
BA (Honours) University of Toronto

Publications

Insights by Graham Bevans (7 Posts)

Ontario Declares New State of Emergency and Public Health Restrictions

Jan 12, 2021

The Government of Ontario declared a new provincial State of Emergency and additional public health measures restricting business activities.

Ontario Modernizing its Business Corporations Act

Oct 1, 2020

Ontario Modernizing its Business Corporations Act

Getting M&A Deals Done in the COVID-19 Era

Sep 9, 2020

This bulletin discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting Canadian mergers and acquisitions and how buyers and sellers can deal with these issues.

The Uncertain Consequences of Waiving Consequential Damages in M&A Agreements

Aug 21, 2020

This bulletin discusses issues with the use of the term "consequential damages" in exclusion clauses and limitation of liability clauses.

May 1 Update: COVID 19: Temporary Relief of Corporate Requirements for Shareholder and Director Meetings

May 1, 2020

The provinces and federal government provide temporary measures to ease corporate compliance with legislative requirements and facilitate decision-making.

“Essential” Workplaces and Services – A National Roundup and Best Practices for Managing Business Closures

Apr 1, 2020

This webinar will discuss the nationwide impacts, rules and regulations for defining “essential” workplaces and services and the closure of non-essential businesses.

COVID-19: “Essential” Information About the Consequences of Continuing to Operate a “Non-Essential Business” in Ontario and Québec

Mar 25, 2020

An outline of the potential consequences to continuing to operate a business ordered to close by the governments of Quebec and Ontario.