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Carters Professional Corporation





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Carters Professional Corporation is one of the leading firms in Canada in the area of charity and not-for-profit law and is able to provide a full range of legal services for its clients. With offices in Toronto, Ottawa, Mississauga and Orangeville, Ontario, Carters provides assistance to clients across Canada and internationally. Six of the lawyers at Carters have been recognized by Lexpert®, and four lawyers have been recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada as leaders in their fields.

Carters is a full service firm providing legal services in the areas of charity and not-for-profit law, including charitable registrations, incorporations, charitable trusts, charity audits, fundraising and gift planning, taxation, regulatory compliance, foundations (public and private), endowments, national and international structures, foreign charitable activities, and corporate governance, as well as related legal services in the areas of corporate law, real-estate and leasing, franchising law, intellectual property and technology, employment, human rights, estates and trusts, tax audits, opinions and appeals, privacy, risk management, anti-terrorism compliance, contracts and civil litigation.

Terrance S. Carter of Carters also acts as legal counsel to the charities practice group at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, a national and international law firm. Through this and other strategic professional relationships, Carters is able to provide its charitable and not-for-profit clients with specialized legal services as necessary, both in Canada and around the world.

Striving to provide clients with ‘Proactive Advice'® in our integrated approach to legal services, the lawyers at Carters are committed to assisting clients in developing short and long-term strategic plans in order to avoid legal problems before they occur. As part of this commitment, Carters has made numerous practical resource materials available through our websites at,, and