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Mann Lawyers – Your Community Law Firm in Ottawa and Perth

Good People. Great Lawyers.

At Mann Lawyers, we take special care to get to know our clients. We know the law, we have the experience, and we work hard to support our clients every step of the way towards their optimal solutions.

We have offices in Ottawa and Perth, and can provide a broad range of legal services and representation to a diverse clientele. We are able to custom-build the team needed to effectively resolve your legal needs, from the courtroom to the boardroom and everywhere in-between.

We look forward to hearing from you.

  • I have total confidence in my relationship with Mann Lawyers. They have never let me down. The entire team shares a commitment to getting their clients an answer. They're our friends as well as our lawyers. They're awesome corporate citizens.

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  • They listen. I am confident I will get good advice. Each has their own specialty. They play to their strengths and work collaboratively.

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  • Responsiveness is excellent.  There is a good feeling when you walk in the door.

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  • They listen, consider and provide honest advice. They may be sitting across the table from you, but they feel like they are sitting beside you. They are caring people. For my family, Mann Lawyers is always the first firm I think of.

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  • Their customer service is excellent. They understand my business and personal life. They feel more like entrepreneurs than people.  They understand what it means to have to make payroll.

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  • First encounter with this team and walked away very happy with the responsiveness and with how engaged they were. Recommended!

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  • We have bought and sold houses, done wills, gotten advice on estates, worked with them on minor variance applications, etc. Heather Austin-Skaret is an amazing and CARING lawyer. Our experience with this neighbourhood firm has always been terrific.

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  • I could never have imagined what care Mann Lawyers have given to my family through the years. Edward Masters is truly a great lawyer and an asset to my family. Thank you.

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  • A couple of years ago my life changed as a result of a slip and fall.  I sustained some serious side effects that have continued to negatively affect my quality of life.  As a lay person, suffering with a concussion, it can be very daunting to navigate the legal system.  Thankfully, I was advised to seek out Mann Lawyers and specifically you (Karine Devost), as my legal counsel.  That was probably the best advice I have ever received.  Karine, you are intelligent, empathetic and you really "listen".  You and your team's professionalism and commitment for a fair settlement went far beyond my expectations.   I want to thank you so very much for your kindness and your dedication.  I will be forever grateful to you for making my life better.  It is because of you that I received a fair and reasonable settlement without going to court.

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  • After having a serious motorcycle accident in 2015, I was comfortable having Mann Lawyers deal with my legal matters.  My lawyer, Ted Masters, kept my wife and me informed concerning the legal steps as well as getting help that was required for my recovery. I appreciated the fact that Ted was able to explain things in a down to earth way.  He was always available when needed and I would highly recommend him and Mann Lawyers.

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  • I was represented by Mann Lawyers in a disability related case. Ted Masters built a strong argument based on my disability of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. Ted has a lot of experience and strategies to advocate on behalf of his clients. As a result, we were successful. Ted’s approach with me was always reassuring, logical, humane and respectful of  my personal situation. I really appreciated that he could be reached easily at all times.  

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  • Mr. Cantor helped me settle both my Accident Benefits and Torts claims. Throughout the process he was always my strongest advocate and fought for me even when I was not strong enough to fight for myself. Mr. Cantor, and his Legal Assistant Julie were always there for questions or support. He was able to put together a team that helped me get back to work and normal functions of everyday life post-accident. I was very satisfied with my final compensation and highly recommend Mr. Cantor for his professional, supportive and compassionate services.

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  • I was referred to Kevin Cantor, from Mann Lawyers, after the death of my brother in 2016. After explaining what had happened, Kevin agreed that we had grounds for a medical malpractice suit. Kevin was excellent, explaining what would happen if we went ahead with the suit and what to expect from the defendants lawyers. Kevin was always prepared for court and I never lost confidence in his ability to help me when I needed it the most. Kevin and his secretary Julie both did an awesome job. This was a long process and as the case progressed, Kevin showed complete professionalism, and caring. Kevin was successful and I was awarded a sizable settlement. I would highly recommend Kevin to anyone facing the challenge of losing a loved one due to malpractice and negligence.

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  • I am very thankful for the guidance from Nigel McKechnie of Mann Lawyers. During an emotionally challenged situation that required legal assistance, I relied on Nigel for direction. He handled the situation with both directness and compassion, I never doubted his advice. I am nothing but grateful for Nigel and the team at Mann Lawyers.

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Our Expertise and Dedication Can Make a Big Difference

When reaching out for legal advice, you want to know you can count on the team responsible. It is also essential to feel comfortable with them and see that they genuinely care about your needs. Our aim is to innovate by merging our years of experience with an approachable, friendly side. We love to help our clients and enjoy working with them to address any questions or concerns they may have. From the moment you give us a call or set foot in any of our locations, you will experience the Mann Lawyers difference.

We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional-quality legal service, but the way we work with clients is equally essential. By establishing a deeper, more personal and friendlier connection from the first meeting onward, we can better understand your needs and desires. This gives our team a more significant potential to help you reach that ideal outcome.

Top-Quality Legal Services to Suit Your Needs

Mann Lawyers LLP is proud to operate as a full-service law firm. As a result, we can assist our clients in many different ways. Our available legal services for Ottawa and Perth include:

  • Family and business law
  • Commercial and residential real estate
  • Personal injury cases
  • Condo development cases
  • Wills and estate planning
  • Bankruptcy claims
  • Professional incorporation and registration tax reorganizations, rollovers, and related planning
  • Negotiating and preparing partnership, cost sharing, association, and agency agreements
  • Employment, termination, and severance advice
  • Litigation matters, including negligence and insurance issues

Our Commitment

Strong connections. Knowledgeable, informed service. A commitment to understanding your needs. These are the hallmarks of the Mann Lawyers team. If you need a dependable, compassionate, and knowledgeable lawyer, our lawyers in Ottawa and Perth can help. Our goal is to help you improve your situation and peace of mind, all while informing you of best practices and helping you to understand the processes we implement.

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June 2020

Refusals, Fear and Face Shields: Employment Law for Employers

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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July 2020

Employment Law Webinar for Employers (hosted by the Small Business Advisory Centre)

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for this complimentary webinar hosted by the Small Business Advisory Centre (Smiths Falls, Lanark County and northern Leeds Grenville). As Ontario phases into reopening the economy, reopening is proving more difficult than previously anticipated for employers. Join us as we discuss employment law reopening pitfalls such as work refusals, refusal to return, return from remote work, accommodation, pay reductions and constructive dismissal to name a few. Nigel McKechnie will discuss this difficult and nuanced transition.

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September 2020

Family Law in the Pandemic – What you Need to Know About Case Law Trends and Ottawa Procedure

September 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The COVID-19 Pandemic has created a significant and growing body of jurisprudence with which all family law lawyers need to be familiar. BLG Associate Brad Yaeger will be joined by Kathleen Broschuk, Associate with Mann Lawyers LLP, to discuss emergent trends in COVID-19-related jurisprudence. Kathleen is an emerging expert in the area, having researched, analyzed and synthesized hundreds of cases from across the province over the past several months. Take a break from your urgent motion materials and let Brad and Kathleen walk you…

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Virtual Reality: The Do’s and Don’ts of Remote Signing and Virtual Commissioning

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Since the onset of COVID-19, the provincial government, the judiciary, and the Law Society of Ontario have been allowing documents to not only be executed, but also commissioned virtually. On August 1, 2020, the provincial government passed regulations to permit virtual commissioning permanently. Join the CCLA for a lunchtime program on September 21, 2020 to hear about best practices for the remote signing and virtual commissioning of documents in a variety of legal contexts, including civil litigation, estates, family law,…

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October 2020

KEYS presentation: The Only Constant Is Change

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please RSVP by October 1 to info@knowledgethatempowers.com. Join us for complimentary virtual sessions following a cast of characters through major business and life events.These presentations aim to empower business owners with practical financial, legal and business literacy tools and knowledge. Amy, the founder of a clothing store, is struggling with all the changes that are currently happening and the impact on her business. We will look at the changes in employment law in the wake of Covid-19, the financial repercussions…

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November 2020

Estate Planning and Charitable Giving Webcast

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn how you can make an impact with your will by joining the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation for an interactive webinar. Lianne Laing, estate attorney Heather Austin Skaret, Selva Trebert-Sharman, and special guests Paul and Marilyn Koch will be discussing everything about legacy giving.

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KEYS presentation: Incapacity – Who Runs the Business Now?

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please RSVP by November 3 to info@knowledgethatempowers.com. Amy has been struggling with her memory as of late. Her daughter who works with her is concerned. Who and how is incapacity determined? What can be put in a shareholders’ agreement to protect owners? What happens if there is nothing specifically in place dealing with incapacity? We will also look at the role of powers of attorney and the impact of naming siblings together.    

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Virtual Make a Will Month Presentation – Ottawa Public Library

November 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

November is the Ontario Bar Association's Make a Will Month.  Learn about the importance of having a will and powers of attorney for you and your family.  Join Mark Fortier-Brynaert and Kate Wright  to discuss the elements of a will what happens if you don’t have one what are powers of attorney why they are important special considerations to keep in mind when preparing your estate and care plan This session is informational only and does not include legal advice.

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Virtual Estate Planning Presentation (for Make a Will Month)

November 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Please RSVP to martha@mannlawyers.com to receive Zoom login details.

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Make a Will Month Virtual Presentation – St. Andrew’s Church

November 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

St. Andrew's Church is hosting a free Make A Will Month virtual presentation on November 26 at 7 pm. Sarah Macaluso will be discussing the importance of having a Will. To join in, please contact Vivian at the Church office to register and obtain the zoom invite by calling the office at 613-232-9042 or by email to office@standrewsottawa.ca.

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