Silvana M. Facchin
Practice AreasBusiness Reorganizations Corporate Services Mergers and Acquisitions Charities and Not-for-Profit Partnerships and Joint Ventures Succession Planning for Privately Owned Businesses Estate and Trust Administration Personal Planning: Wills, Powers of Attorney, and Health Care Private Business and Family Enterprise Planning Trusts Wealth Preservation
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Silvana is a Partner and Leader of our Business Transactions and Business Services Practice Groups. She is also a member of the firm’s Wealth Preservation Group and Manager of the Corporate Services Department. She advises individuals, owners/managers, and private companies on a full range of business issues including incorporations, reorganizations, acquisitions, dispositions, mergers, shareholder agreements and business succession.
Silvana has extensive knowledge in the restructuring of privately-owned businesses for strategic, estate and tax planning; however, she also advises individuals with respect to their personal planning including the preparation of trusts, wills, powers of attorney, and representation agreements. Silvana works closely with other lawyers, tax advisors, accountants and financial planners in a team approach to implement goal oriented and tax efficient personal and business succession plans.
Silvana provides legal services through Silvana M. Facchin Law Corporation.
REPRESENTATIVE CLIENT WORK
- Mergers, acquisitions and estate planned corporate reorganizations across industries: food and retail grocery, fishing and seafood, real estate, professional services, actuaries, car dealerships, restaurants, franchises, oil services, internet services, private colleges and language schools
- Incorporation and estate planning for professionals: doctors, dentists, physiotherapists, lawyers and accountants
- High net worth individuals
- Fishing and maritime companies: purchase, sale and mortgage of vessels, licensing and quota matters in various fisheries including Salmon, Sablefish, Groundfish, Hake, Herring and Geoduck
Silvana regularly volunteers with local dance and minor lacrosse clubs in New Westminster and at St. Thomas More Collegiate.
HONOURS AND AWARDS
Silvana has been recognized by Best Lawyers® as a first time honoree in the area of Corporate Law for the 2020 edition. Inclusion in this publication is based entirely on peer-review.
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