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Nicholas A. Best Partner

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Nicholas A. Best

Nick practices primarily corporate and commercial law with particular emphasis in recent years on mergers, acquisitions, secured transactions, restructuring and realizations. His practice also includes estate planning, wills and trusts. His clients are both domestic and international in scope and represent such varied industries as commercial lending, manufacturing and distribution, communications, medical laboratories, insurance, food production and funeral services.

A significant part of Nick’s practice focuses on automotive finance issues. Nick advises financial institutions lending to motor vehicle dealers on the structuring of the original financing as well as collection and enforcement procedures.

Nick handles all types of commercial and corporate matters, for both for profit and not for profit organizations, from incorporation to wind-up, including shareholder agreements and disputes, reorganizations and tax.

Practice Areas

  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Automotive Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Estate Planning


  • University of Toronto, LL.B. (1966)
  • University of Toronto, B.A. (1963)

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 1968