Jared B. Schwartz

Jared B. Schwartz

Legal Assistant: Andrea McLean

Jared is a partner at Patterson Law practicing business law, providing practical solutions to businesses and their owners. He works with business owners on a variety of issues ranging from the incorporation of the business, land acquisition or leasing, financing businesses as they grow and ultimately assisting with the sale of the business.

In addition to his general work with business owners, Jared has a particular focus on working with professionals and setting up professional corporations for doctors, dentists, pharmacists and real estate agents as well as the purchase and sale of regulated businesses.

Jared also regularly acts for lenders or borrowers on secured financing transactions and has extensive experience in secured lending both domestically and internationally. He is primary Nova Scotia counsel to a national group of private mortgage lenders and approved counsel for a number of lending organizations.

  • Bar Admission: Nova Scotia, 2005
  • MBA/LL.B. (Dalhousie University, 2004)
  • B.Sc.(Psychology)-(Dalhousie University, 2000) 
  • Experience in incorporation and structuring of businesses
  • Extensive experience in share and asset transactions for the purchase and sale of businesses with a focus on professional practices and dental practices in particular 
  • Experience in the leasing or purchase and sale of commercial land 
  • Review and set-up of franchises for both franchisees and franchisors
  • Extensive experience with secured lending, both domestic and international, from both borrower’s and lender’s perspectives
  • Regularly provides advice to clients on intellectual property and corporate governance including drafting shareholders` agreements and dealing with disputes 
  • Experience in all aspects of contract drafting and negotiation
Professional Activities and Affiliations
  • Nova Scotia Barristers` Society
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Corporate Counsel
  • Part-time Faculty - Dalhousie University
Personal, Community and Volunteer Activities
  • Board Member, Family Services Association
  • Halifax Salseros 

Qualifications

  • Bar Admission: Nova Scotia, 2005
  • MBA/LL.B. (Dalhousie University, 2004)
  • B.Sc.(Psychology)-(Dalhousie University, 2000) 

Experience

  • Experience in incorporation and structuring of businesses
  • Extensive experience in share and asset transactions for the purchase and sale of businesses with a focus on professional practices and dental practices in particular 
  • Experience in the leasing or purchase and sale of commercial land 
  • Review and set-up of franchises for both franchisees and franchisors
  • Extensive experience with secured lending, both domestic and international, from both borrower’s and lender’s perspectives
  • Regularly provides advice to clients on intellectual property and corporate governance including drafting shareholders` agreements and dealing with disputes 
  • Experience in all aspects of contract drafting and negotiation

Activities & Affiliations

Professional Activities and Affiliations

  • Nova Scotia Barristers` Society
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Corporate Counsel
  • Part-time Faculty - Dalhousie University

Personal, Community and Volunteer Activities

  • Board Member, Family Services Association
  • Halifax Salseros 

Publications & Presentations