Welcome to Erudite Law

Erudite Law is a Toronto-based law firm proudly serving the GTA and Southern Ontario. At Erudite Law, our goal is to make the legal system accessible and convenient for our clients. We believe that our client-focused philosophy will ensure that your matter is handled in a stress-free manner with efficiency and integrity.

er·u·dite – /ˈer(y)əˌdīt/ – Adj.
Characterized by great erudition; learned or scholarly.

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ABOUT US

Erudite Law utilizes an innovative Virtual Office Model. The Virtual Office Model takes advantage of the advancements in communication technology and allows Erudite Law to be accessible to our clients –anywhere, anytime. Using services such as Skype, Google Hangouts, collaborative document sharing, and online payments, the Virtual Office Model allows you to have your counsel available to you on any legal matter within minutes. 

In addition to making us more flexible, the Virtual Office Model allows us to keep our costs low, making it possible for us to pass those savings on to you.
At Erudite Law, we understand that businesses evolve quickly and our lives even quicker. We strive to provide you with a solution in a cost-effective and erudite manner.

PRACTICE AREAS

TAX AND CIVIL LITIGATION

We understand that navigating the legal system can often be overwhelming and confusing; this is where we come in! Whether you are faced with a Small Claims matter or appealing a Canada Revenue Agency assessment, the team at Erudite Law can steer you through the process. We can assist you in a variety of civil and tax litigation matters including:

Tax Litigation:

  • Audit Support
  • Tax Disputes
  • Tax Payer Relief Applications
  • Objections and Tax Appeals
  • Rectification

Civil Litigation:

  • Small Claims
  • Employment Disputes
  • Torts Litigation
  • Landlord / Tenant Disputes

CORPORATE LAW

At Erudite Law, we recognize that the needs of our corporate clients are heavily dependent on the size and nature of their business.  We endeavour to provide our clients with legal services that are suited to their specific business practice.

We can assist you with your:

  • Incorporations
  • Amalgamations
  • Partnership Agreement
  • Shareholder Agreement
  • Contract Drafting
  • Share restructuring
  • Business Purchase and Sale

WILLS

Estate planning is an important and often emotional process. At Erudite Law, we believe it is essential that our clients have an understanding of their options and the potential consequences for their beneficiaries, including tax implications and family law considerations, while preparing their Last Will and Testament, Power of Attorney for Property, and Power of Attorney for Personal Care.

ESTATES LAW

Similarly the Estates Administration process is often a challenging and emotional one.  Let Erudite Law guide you through this difficult time and assist you with your application to be appointed as Estate Trustee (with or without a Will), Administrating the Estate, and the passing of the accounts.

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Lawyers

Alvin W. Leung, Barrister and Solicitor

Hons. B.S.C., L.L.B.(UK), J.D. (Ontario), J.D. (Michigan)

aleung@eruditelaw.com

T: 437-266-2765 ext 101

F: 437-266-2766

Alvin W. Leung practices primarily in the areas of tax litigation, civil litigation, and corporate law.  Alvin has also successfully represented clients in various employment disputes, landlord tenant disputes, corporate amalgamations and contract disputes.

Prior to starting his own firm, Alvin practiced in a boutique tax litigation firm in Windsor, Ontario, where he represented clients ranging from individuals to medium sized corporations.

Outside of his legal practice, Alvin volunteers at various community charities and is an avid dragonboat racer.

Education
University of Windsor, J.D., 2014
University of Detroit Mercy, J.D., 2014
University of London, LL.B., 2009
University of Toronto, Hon. B.Sc., 2004

Membership
Ontario Bar Association (OBA), Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL), Toronto Lawyers Association, Canadian Tax Foundation

Syrah Y. Yusuf, Barrister and Solicitor

Hons. B.S.C., J.D. (Ontario), J.D. (Michigan)

syusuf@eruditelaw.com

T: 437-266-2765 ext 102

F: 437-266-2766

Syrah Y. Yusuf practices primarily in the areas of corporate law and wills and estates law.  She has experience handling the purchase and sale of franchised businesses, tax roll over agreements, obtaining Estates Court Certificates and the Passing of Accounts in estates matters dealing with minors, out of country and out of province beneficiaries, as well as litigation support.

Prior to joining Erudite Law, Syrah gained experience in corporate law, wills and estates law, real estate law, family law and civil and tax litigation.

Outside of her legal practice, Syrah is an avid reader and a creative writer and likes to spend time with her 2 nieces and nephew.

Education
University of Windsor, J.D., 2016
University of Detroit Mercy, J.D., 2016
University of Toronto, Hon. B.Sc., 2013 (Psychology, Mathematics, French)

Membership
Ontario Bar Association (OBA), Toronto Lawyers Association

Ben Brillantes, Student Intern

Ben Brillantes is our summer intern here at Erudite Law.  Ben will be focusing his time assisting with legal research projects, drafting memorandums of law, and social media management.

Prior to joining Erudite Law, Ben spent many years developing his research and analytic skills as a student of global politics both in Canada as well as internationally.  Graduating from the International Relations program at the University of Windsor, Ben’s dedication and persistence was rewarded by making the Dean’s List for three consecutive years.

Although Ben’s ultimate desire is to pursue a career in law in the near future, he intends to return to the University of Windsor in 2018 to obtain his Master’s Degree in Political Science.  Ben has a keen interest in corporate law and immigration law, and desires to assist new and recent immigrants in settling in to their new environment.

During his spare time, Ben enjoys both reading and watching documentaries on world history, as well as playing board games.

Education
University of Windsor, Hon. B.A., 2017

Contact Us

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Erudite Law

200-140 Yonge Street

Toronto, Ontario M5C 1X6

T: 437-266-2765

F: 437-266-2766

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