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Don't Get Locked into a Bad Lease 

We meticulously review your contracts, uncovering potential risks and ensuring favorable terms for your business. With Delta Law by your side, you can confidently sign on the dotted line, knowing your future is secure.

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Rights & Responsibilities

  • Default & Termination Clauses:

    • What constitutes a lease default by the tenant?

    • Are the consequences of termination by either party clearly outlined and fair?

    • Is there a grace period for curing defaults before termination?

  • Assignments and Subletting:

    • Can you assign the lease or sublet the space to another tenant?

    • If permitted, are there any conditions or limitations on this right?

  • Insurance Requirements:

    • What types and minimum coverage amounts of insurance are required from the tenant?

    • Are the required coverages reasonable and affordable?

  • Dispute Resolution:

    • How are disputes between landlord and tenant resolved (e.g., mediation, arbitration)?

    • Are there associated costs for dispute resolution?

Commercial Lease Review Checklist

Financial Obligations

  • Base Rent & Additional Fees:

  • Is the base rent amount fair and in line with market rates?

  • Are all additional charges (CAM, utilities) clearly defined and reasonable?

  • Is there a schedule for rent increases, and is it capped or tied to specific metrics (e.g., CPI)?

  • Term of Lease:

  • Does the lease term length align with your business needs?

  • Are renewal options available, and what are the terms (rent adjustment, duration)?

  • Security Deposit:

  • Is the amount reasonable compared to the rent and potential repair costs?

  • Are conditions for withholding the security deposit clearly defined and fair?

Premises & Use

  • Accuracy of Leased Space Description: Does it reflect the intended use? (e.g., square footage, ADA compliance)

  • Permitted Use: Are activities clearly outlined and approved for the space?

  • Exclusivity: Do you have exclusive use, or are there shared areas with other tenants?

  • Compliance with Laws: Does the lease comply with applicable zoning and building code regulations?

  • Signage Restrictions: Are there limitations on signage for your business?

Legal Services​

Marketing and Advertising

  • Marketing Plan

  • Advertising Fund

  • Fund Allocation

  • Local Advertising Requirements

  • Marketing Materials

  • Branding Standards

  • Approval Process

  • Co-Op Advertising

Products and Services

  • Product/Service Description

  • Quality and Standards

  • Supplier Requirements

  • Pricing and Pricing Flexibility

  • Inventory and Supplies

  • Exclusive Rights

  • Menu or Service Changes

  • Menu or Service Pricing Changes

  • Trademarks and Branding:

  • Training and Certification

  • Quality Control Inspections

  • Product/Service Innovation

  • Product/Service Delivery

  • Termination or Transition

  • Supply Chain and Sourcing

  • Continuity of Supply

  • Innovation and Adaptation

Franchise Fees​

  • Initial Franchise Fee

  • Ongoing Royalty Fees

  • Advertising and Marketing Fees

  • Technology and IT Fees

  • Training Fees, Renewal and Transfer Fees

  • Audit and Inspection Fees

  • Supplier or Purchasing Fees

  • Late Payment Penalties

  • Conversion or Remodeling Costs

  • Exclusive Territory Fees

  • Franchisee Advisory Council Fees

  • Special Assessment Fees and Fee Escalation

  • Currency and Exchange Rate Considerations

  • Payment Schedule, Termination and Refund Policies

  • Dispute Resolution, Auditing and Reporting

Get the Legal Help You Need

“I had a great experience working with Sophie. She heard everything I had to say and did her own research as well into my matter. Her attention to detail was amazing and her response and turn around time was quick! I’ll definitely be going back to Delta Law for any future tasks and recommending to others.”

“This firm is outstanding. Sophie is highly knowledgeable, professional and very client service focused. I would not hesitate to send any of my family and friends to her services.”

What Our Clients Say About Us

“This firm is outstanding. Sophie is highly knowledgeable, professional and very client service focused. I would not hesitate to send any of my family and friends to her services.”

“Great service! I will work with Delta Law again if I need to draw any agreement or any legal help.”

“Working with Sophie was amazing! She explains everything clearly and made the entire process really simple for me. If you’re looking for a lawyer that is quick, smart and thorough – Sophie is the right choice.”

“Great service! I will work with Delta Law again if I need to draw any agreement or any legal help.”

Why Choose Delta Law?

Be confident that we’ve got you covered! 

Advantages of working with us:

Speed

 

We do our very best to respond to your inquiries within 60 minutes because our goal is to find out exactly what you need.

Industry Experience

 

Delta Law has experience with businesses in many industries, including retail, healthcare, education, and much more.

Client Focus

 

Delta Law prioritizes clients' needs and goals, fostering trust and building long-lasting relationships.


Convenience
 

Delta Law offers virtual legal services including business law, contract law, and litigation across the Greater Toronto Area.

Reputation

 

 

Delta Law has a strong reputation for providing excellent legal services and step-by-step assistance to clients.

With Delta Law you have peace of mind knowing your legal matters are in capable hands.

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Get in Touch with Us

  • What industry experience does Delta Law have in drafting or reviewing agreements?
    Delta Law has experience with businesses in many industries, including retail, healthcare, financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, engineering, construction, education, technology, consulting, food service and hospitality.
  • Are there any hidden fees?
    Delta Law ensures that all fees, including legal fees, applicable taxes, and disbursement fees (if any), are provided upfront.
  • How quickly can I speak to someone at Delta Law?
    Our team is extremely diligent, and we aim to contact you within one hour of your inquiry during our regular business hours to gain a better understanding of your needs.
  • How quickly can Delta Law finalize an agreement and what is the process like?
    Delta Law strives to meet your deadlines efficiently. Our process commences with a virtual consultation to discuss your business needs, deadlines, and requirements. Following the initial consultation, we can provide you with a timeline tailored to your business.
  • Will I need to come into your office for a consultation?
    Delta Law provides virtual consultations, enabling clients to receive services from the convenience of their home or office. This approach allows us to offer flexibility and efficiency in our services.
  • What are Delta Law's rates for drafting or reviewing an agreement?
    At Delta Law, we do not believe in hourly rates for reviewing or drafting agreements. Clients will receive a flat fee rate upfront before retaining any services. The rate will depend on factors such as the type, complexity, and length of the agreement.
  • What industry experience does Delta Law have in drafting or reviewing agreements?
    Delta Law has experience with businesses in many industries, including retail, healthcare, financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, engineering, construction, education, technology, consulting, food service and hospitality.
  • Are there any hidden fees?
    Delta Law ensures that all fees, including legal fees, applicable taxes, and disbursement fees (if any), are provided upfront.
  • How quickly can I speak to someone at Delta Law?
    Our team is extremely diligent, and we aim to contact you within one hour of your inquiry during our regular business hours to gain a better understanding of your needs.
  • How quickly can Delta Law finalize an agreement and what is the process like?
    Delta Law strives to meet your deadlines efficiently. Our process commences with a virtual consultation to discuss your business needs, deadlines, and requirements. Following the initial consultation, we can provide you with a timeline tailored to your business.
  • Will I need to come into your office for a consultation?
    Delta Law provides virtual consultations, enabling clients to receive services from the convenience of their home or office. This approach allows us to offer flexibility and efficiency in our services.
  • What are Delta Law's rates for drafting or reviewing an agreement?
    At Delta Law, we do not believe in hourly rates for reviewing or drafting agreements. Clients will receive a flat fee rate upfront before retaining any services. The rate will depend on factors such as the type, complexity, and length of the agreement.
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