Lawyers

H. Paul Beyer

Paul is the principal and senior member of the firm, and practices in the areas of real estate law, corporate & commercial law, estate administration, wills, powers of attorney, trusts and general estate planning.

Paul grew up on a family farm in Grey County. He began his career in 1985 in private practice in Toronto doing general solicitor’s work. Paul then had an extensive in-house career that included being an Associate Counsel for the Confederation Life Insurance Group of Companies and acting as General Counsel of an international finance company and a publicly-traded national hospitality company. Paul also worked as a financial and estate planner, and was an editor and writer for a national legal newspaper. Immediately prior to joining the firm, Paul spent five years engaged in a sophisticated commercial real estate and construction law practice in Toronto.

Paul received his LL. B. from the University of Ottawa (graduating magna cum laude) and is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and Notary Public.

Alicia Wood

Alicia practices primarily in the areas of corporate and commercial law, real estate law, employment and family law, and wills and estate planning.

Prior to joining the firm Alicia had several years of experience as a lawyer at national and global law firms based in Toronto, and most recently lead the national in-house legal team at Canada’s second largest retail pharmacy and pharmaceutical services provider.

Alicia spent her early years in the Collingwood area skiing at Craigleith Ski Club. As an avid ski racer, Alicia travelled the world racing at the FIS level and was a member of the National Ski Academy. She developed her desire to assist small businesses and local communities’ members as a consultant and project manager for the national charitable organization Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship and received the Duke of Ed Young Canadians Challenge Gold Award presented by HRH Prince Edward. Alicia remains an active member of Craigleith Ski Club and is involved in local community initiatives and sporting activities in the area.

Alicia has a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree and earned her Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Queen’s University; she is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and Notary Public.

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