Maxwell S. Shiffman

Maxwell completed his articles with the firm and was pleased to move into an associate position upon his call to the Bar of Ontario. Max has developed a practice that focuses primarily in the areas of Corporate and Business Law, Commercial and Residential Real Estate, as well as Wills and Estate Planning.

In his corporate practice, Max assists clients with the incorporation process and acts for purchasers and vendors in the purchase and sale of corporate assets and shares. He advises his clients on corporate governance matters and drafts a wide range of agreements that assist clients in achieving their goals including partnership and shareholder agreements.

Max acts for purchasers and vendors in the purchase and sale of residential and commercial real estate and also assists clients with refinance and mortgage transactions. He regularly acts for private lender clients regarding secured financing transactions. His extensive experience on both sides of financing enables Max to anticipate pitfalls and better advise either lending or borrowing clients in these complex matters.

Max’s wills and estates practice involves drafting and advising on simple and complex Last Wills and Testaments (including Primary and Secondary), Powers of Attorney for Property and Personal Care (including limited or specific powers), assisting clients with Applications for a Certificate of Appointment with or without a Will (formerly known as probate) and estate administration matters.

Practice Areas

Business & Corporate Law
Wills, Estates and Powers of Attorney
Residential & Commercial Real Estate Law

Community Involvement

Max is a member of the Shades Mill Law Association in Cambridge, the Waterloo Region Law Association and the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce. Max is actively involved in the community and is currently a member of the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Waterloo Region.

Phone: 519.621.2430 x 214
Email: shiffman@matlowmiller.com
Fax: 519.621.0072