Since 1995

Boutique law firm specialized in business law

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Who we are

Quality of work, reliability, efficiency and customer service are at the core of our values. Clot's strength lies in its boutique structure and its focus on financing, mergers and acquisitions, sales, structuring and maintaining companies in accordance with the best governance rules. Clot puts its knowledge and resources at your disposal to offer you the best solutions tailored to your needs.

Our services

Our business law practice is based on legal rigor and solid negotiation experience, whether it involves corporate financing, business acquisitions or sales, business transactions or commercial contracts. For nearly thirty years, we have been involved in the structuring and execution of corporate financings for institutional and private investors as well as for companies. Our areas of expertise and services include:

Financing

  • Advising investment funds (VCs), private investors (Angel Investing) and Start-Ups or growth companies in venture and growth capital financings - including equity subscriptions (PreSeed, Seed, Series A, Series B), convertible notes/debentures, SAFEs, KISS etc...;
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating term sheets, subscription agreements, unanimous shareholder agreements and other related corporate documents such as confidentiality and intellectual property assignment agreements, stock option plans, employment agreements, service agreements, consultant agreements and others;
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating R&D credit financing and non-dilutive financing documents (secured and unsecured debt);
  • Legal due diligence in the context of transactions;

Commercial and corporate law

  • The creation and structuring of companies (incorporation, organization, minute bookkeeping), as well as their reorganization, dissolution and other corporate operations.
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts;
  • Preparation of standard business contracts;
  • Acquisition and sale of businesses;

Our history

Elizabeth Clot, founder of the firm, began her career with a large company, a world leader in the field of engineering and construction, for nearly twelve years.

In 1993, she joined a downtown Montreal law firm to provide her expertise in business law. In 1995, she founded her own boutique firm, Clot & Associés. The firm quickly established an enviable reputation in the field of business law and financing.

Since 2015, Clot & Associés, now Clot Avocats inc. welcomes its second generation of lawyers.

The team

Me Elizabeth Clot

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514-843-7251
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Me Enguerran Clot

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Me Shannen Ursi

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514-843-7251
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Derek Bélisle-Lawless

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514-843-7251
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Marjorie Joanne Elias

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514-843-7251
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