When your business needs skilled, experienced solicitors to advise and represent you in negotiations, complete your commercial agreements and transactions, we listen, counsel and collaborate with you to achieve your business goals and protect your interests.
What we do
We are a trusted advisor to deal makers and risk managers. We prepare quality documents and work efficiently to complete agreements and transactions. We listen to you, have the knowledge and experience to advise you, and follow your instructions. We prefer to work collaboratively with opposing counsel and keep priorities straight. We handle all your contracts, negotiations and transactions. If we need access to more expertise in a specific area of law (e.g. securities, tax, intellectual property), we have a network of trusted advisors wherever you do business.
Industries we serve.
We serve a broad range of industries in Alberta and beyond and are always keen to learn about new businesses.
Areas of focus:
- General Counsel
- Commercial Agreements
- Asset Transactions
- Share Transactions
- We take the time to get to know you and your business.
- We ask lots of questions.
- We believe understanding your priorities enhances our effectiveness.
- We are upfront with you about strategy and costs.
- Most of all, we are practical and avoid disputes.
- You have direct access to the lawyer responsible for your work and we commit to professional excellence, accessibility and value.
Our real strength and differentiator is experience with cross-border transactions.
Vance Langford has over 20 years experience working as a commercial lawyer in energy, construction, technology, manufacturing, service and other industries.
We have supported clients in Alberta and around the world with effective legal advice. We have counselled many multinationals on doing business in Canada. We have experience with many types of business organizations and transactions.
Our real strength and differentiator is experience with cross-border transactions. There are certain elements of the deal, intangible factors and communication signals that are unique to international business. There are also technical differences when it comes to trade, foreign investment and competition laws that must be understood. We have that experience.