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Trusted, Knowledgeable, Strategic Lawyers in Waterloo Region

Having served our community for more than 150 years, Duncan, Linton LLP is dedicated to building strong and lasting relationships with our clients and helping them navigate their most challenging legal issues.

Our team of experienced and trusted lawyers provide clear and comprehensive legal advice. We help clients understand and manage risk, make informed decisions, and protect their interests. Our clients include start-ups, family enterprises, municipalities and other public bodies, publicly traded corporations, and private individuals, and our advice is tailored to each client’s unique needs.

– Our Services

Practice Areas

Duncan, Linton LLP is a full service law firm offering clients a wide range of assistance in multiple practice areas. For more information about our practice areas, please explore our areas of expertise.

Commercial Litigation

Business disputes can arise in ventures of all sizes and stages of development. Managing your risk and resolving these disputes in a cost-effective and efficient manner is one of the most important aspects of ensuring the continued success of your …

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Construction Law

Construction projects are complex endeavours with an inherent set of risks that must be carefully navigated to avoid negative financial and legal consequences. In addition, the construction sector is governed by specialized regulations and laws, with a very specific dispute …

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Other Construction Law services

Municipal & Planning Law

The regulatory landscape governing development in Ontario is becoming increasingly sophisticated and complex. Projects require approvals from various levels of government and other public bodies. Multiple players are often involved, including municipalities, developers, builders, and landowners. Disputes can be contentious …

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Business Law

At Duncan, Linton LLP, our Business Law Group reflects the growing diversity of Waterloo Region’s business community. Our firm has acted for businesses at various stages of development, from start-ups to large, successful, multi-generational family enterprises, to large private corporations …

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Real Estate

Duncan, Linton LLP is the oldest independent law firm in the Waterloo Region and has been helping clients with commercial and residential real estate transactions for over 150 years. We have represented clients in some of Waterloo’s largest commercial real …

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Wills & Estates

Established in 1860, Duncan, Linton LLP is the oldest independent law firm in Waterloo Region. We have been representing clients in Kitchener-Waterloo, the greater Waterloo Region, Cambridge, as well as across Southern Ontario for over 150 years. We have established …

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Employment Law

At Duncan, Linton LLP in Waterloo, we have been advising and acting for both employers and employees across a broad range of sectors for over 150 years. Having sat on both sides of the table in many workplace disputes, we …

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Family Law

Family law matters involve important and life-altering decisions that must often be made in emotionally trying circumstances. Dealing with separation, divorce, and related issues such as child custody, property division, and spousal support can be some of the most stressful …

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Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Restructuring

Financial struggles and the legal issues that come along with them are often the last thing that business owners want to think about. Declaring bankruptcy, or going through an insolvency or restructuring is not something that many entrepreneurs contemplate in …

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Top Reasons to Hire Duncan, Linton LLP

1. Experienced and Recognized Legal Counsel

Established in 1860, Duncan, Linton LLP is the oldest independent law firm based in Waterloo Region and is one of the oldest law firms in all of Ontario.  Duncan, Linton LLP has provided legal and business solutions in Waterloo and throughout Southern Ontario for over 150 years. Together, our lawyers have decades of experience representing clients. We have been leaders in Waterloo’s business and legal communities, and have built a strong reputation in numerous practice areas. The loyalty of our clients is one of the firm’s proudest assets.

2. Collaborative Advice

Duncan, Linton LLP draws on over a century of experience and expertise to provide effective legal guidance to clients in Waterloo and the surrounding region. The firm practices in a number of areas, including:

Our lawyers from these various practice groups regularly work together to provide comprehensive and multifaceted legal advice, ensuring that all risks are identified and mitigated, and securing optimal results for our clients.

3. Passionate Advocates

At Duncan, Linton LLP, we pride ourselves on consistently achieving strong results for our clients in a timely and cost-effective fashion. We assist our clients in protecting their legal and financial interests while avoiding protracted and expensive litigation where possible. We have extensive courtroom experience and, where needed, will draw on this significant experience to represent clients at all levels of court.

Our lawyers also have experience in appellate advocacy and have argued appeals in various practice areas, including complex commercial matters, municipal and planning law, and construction law.

For Trusted and Experienced Legal Counsel, contact Duncan, Linton LLP in Waterloo

Contact the team at Duncan, Linton LLP for clear, effective, and strategic legal advice. Call us at (519) 886-3340 or contact us online to schedule a consultation.

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