Toronto Business and Corporate Services Lawyer Eric  Gossin
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YEAR OF CALL: 1977
EDUCATION: University of Guelph, Queen's University, University of Windsor
ASSOCIATIONS: Law Society of Ontario, Ontario Bar Association, International Academy of Mediators.

Eric Gossin

B.Sc., B.Ed., LL.B.

Featured Area of Practice:  Business and Corporate Services

Other Areas of Practice: MediationPersonal Tax Planning


TORONTO BUSINESS & CORPORATE LAWYER

Experienced lawyer Eric joined Devry Smith Frank LLP in 2019 in our Toronto Business and Corporate group.

Eric was called to the Ontario Bar in 1977. He has incorporated into his practice a broad range of experiences, including Corporate and Commercial Law, Estate Planning and Administration, Family Law and Real Estate. This leads to his serving clients and providing advice in all aspects of their lives.

He has worked extensively in mergers and acquisitions, from inception to conclusion, and his experience includes transactions involving the purchase or sale of both small and large business and professional practices.

Eric continues to provide advice to business owners, including start-ups and he assists in all phases of the business, from determining the appropriate business vehicle to use, the preparation of supporting agreements to assisting clients as their business expands, including lease review, real estate acquisitions, contractual matters and settling disputes among owners or with suppliers.

His negotiation skills and many years of completing complex transactions are value-added services which only a broad experience can provide.



Publications


News and Media

Family business disputes among toughest to mediate: Gossin - AdvocateDaily

Early mediation can help family business owners get to the root of problems before they spiral out of control, says Toronto mediator Eric Gossin.. Read More.


Gossin starts new chapter at Devry Smith Frank – AdvocateDaily

The latest chapter in the storied career of Toronto mediator Eric Gossin begins today when he joins Devry Smith Frank LLP...Read More.


Expertise should not trump skill in mediator selection – AdvocateDaily

When trying to find the right person for the job, mediation skills are much more important than subject-matter expertise… Read More.


Mental illness a unique challenge for mediation process – AdvocateDaily

Mediators need to become more aware of mental health issues so they can respond appropriately — and effectively help parties settle their disputes… Read More.


Mediation enables ‘creative’ conflict resolution – AdvocateDaily

Legal dispute mediation begins with the premise that all conflicts can be resolved without resorting to costly court actions, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin tells AdvocateDaily.com… Read More.


Wide legal interests boost Gossin’s mediation practice – AdvocateDaily

In the mid-1990s, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin was looking for a change. He co-founded his own small firm, almost two decades after his call to the bar in 1977, and was also interested in adding a new service to the practice… Read More.


Neuroscience knowledge boosts settlement chances – AdvocateDaily

All parties involved in alternative dispute resolution can benefit from understanding what is going on in the brain during settlement talks, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin tells AdvocateDaily.com… Read More.


Getting to the heart of the matter in commercial mediations – AdvocateDaily

There’s much more to a commercial dispute than the legal issues, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin tells AdvocateDaily.com …Read More.


Mediate early in commercial disputes – AdvocateDaily

Companies involved in a commercial dispute should make mediation their first step after they hire a lawyer, says Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin…Read More.


Lawyers favour mediation over litigation: report – Law Times

The preference for mediation is partly because couples control the process in mediation, says Eric Gossin, managing partner at Stancer Gossin Rose LLP in Toronto…Read More.


Mediation suitable for some, not all family law disputes – AdvocateDaily

One of the reasons more couples are opting to settle disputes through mediation is that it allows them better control over the process, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin tells Law Times.…Read More.


Litigation bar ‘slow to understand’ the nature of mediation – AdvocateDaily

It is more important for a mediator to be skilled in the resolution process — where the attributes of patience, understanding, critical thinking and emotional intelligence are stressed — rather than having deep knowledge in a specific field, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin tells AdvocateDaily.com... Read More.


Cost-effective nature of ADR appeals to commercial parties – AdvocateDaily

In part one of a two-part series on ADR trends, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin discusses the benefits of resolving commercial conflicts using alternative dispute resolution… Read More.


Tailor ADR clauses to match needs of parties to commercial contracts – AdvocateDaily

In the final instalment of a two-part series on ADR trends, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin offers guidance on how to craft effective ADR clauses in commercial contracts… Read More.


The role of interpersonal dynamics in family, estate mediations – AdvocateDaily

Fundamental issues occurring in both family and estates law cases often come down to problems or conflicts between family members…Read More.


Emotional intelligence a valuable commodity for mediators – AdvocateDaily

Mediators have to be adept in soft skills to identify and break down the causes of an impasse between opposing sides…Read More.



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