About us

The perfect legal team for your business.

Traditional law. New methods. 

Com Law Professional Corporation is composed of forward thinking lawyers who don’t conform to the traditional methods commonly associated with legal practice and law firms.

We are an energetic group of locally & internationally experienced professionals who understand the complexities that exist in today’s challenging and competitive business environment.

Custom service – with care

At Com Law we care about our clients and their products and would love to hear from you to discuss your ideas and legal needs. We are entrepreneurial by nature and want your business to succeed.

We offer custom legal solutions to fit everyone’s needs. No aspiring business should go without legal representation and we aim to make our services available at competitive rates.

Trusted Partnerships

Com Law recently partnered with Rallynow.io, a document automation and client management platform. This partnership gives us the tools to assist startup’s looking for a suite of legal documents to cover most initial, generally-required, legal documents efficiently and at competitive rates.

Our client portal and online questionnaire system collects information and instructions easily for preparation of legal documents. We also offer standard legal documents, such as NDA’s and independent contractor agreements, that can be created in a timely manner, and instantly circulated to parties via our platform for signing.

We have also partnered with Founded.co, a cloud based platform we use for incorporating in Canada. All documents associated with incorporation in Canada are prepared and circulated for signature online through the easy to use platform, then stored and managed online.

Ari Comert

Ari Comert

Founding Lawyer

About Ari

Ari is a qualified lawyer in Ontario (Canada), New South Wales (Australia), and the Turks and Caicos Islands. He currently has active practices in Ontario, as well as the Turks and Caicos Islands.

His path in law has not been traditional and he was fortunate to amass vast international experience both in private practice and in house counsel roles. He has worked as a legal professional and business founder in countries, such as Australia, Singapore, the Philippines, and Brazil.

Ari is a founders’ lawyer. He works with you and your business from its conceptual stages, to ensure a solid and well thought out legal foundation, ready for growth and inbound investment.

Ari founded Com Law in 2014. His intention was to create a non-traditional legal practice catering to individuals and businesses who seek a business-minded lawyer, with creative out-of-the-box solutions. Whether you are a blockchain/fintech startup looking to find a regulatory assistance, an app developer with the next big idea, or a fashion mogul ready to bring your design to the masses, Com Law is here to help.

In Toronto, Ari advises companies and startups in all stages in growth, size, and notoriety, as well as private individuals. Ari has particular expertise with those involved in the technology, software, media, entertainment, fashion and retail industries.

Ari also possesses a keen interest in real estate both in Toronto and the Caribbean and regularly acts for clients in a variety of real estate transaction and commercial leases.

Admissions:
Barrister & Solicitor – Law Society of Upper Canada
Attorney at Law – Turks and Caicos Islands
Solicitor – New South Wales, Australia

Education:
J.D. / G.D.L.P (Bond University)
B.Comm (Information Technology Management) (Ryerson University)
Certificate in Blockchains, Smart Contracts and the Law (Osgoode Hall)
Certified Blockchain Professional – (Lassonde School of Engineering)

Our Recent & Current Work

Our client range is diverse, from businesses who are just starting out to those who may be household names. Our firm and founder have recently assisted or represented clients with the following:

Toronto, Canada

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency
  • Advising various, blockchain, cryptocurrency and fintech startups with a variety of corporate and commercial legal services, including those interested in the Canadian regulatory landscape.
  • Assisting a blockchain and a cryptocurrency startup with applications to the Ontario Securities Commission launchpad initiative.
Startup & Business Law
  • Assisting a Canadian video game developer with the review and negotiation of a publishing agreement to be used in a relationship with a well known California video game publisher.
  • Wide range of legal services for Canadian distributors of well known US and German jewellery brands, including incorporation and negotiation of Canadian distribution agreements.
  • Legal services relating to the financing round of a startup clothing retailer.
    Incorporation and early stage legal services for a well known hair care product, which has since grown to be a major global brand.
  • Introducing a body and wellness product manufacturer/retailer’s operations within Canada and assistance with its expansion to an online ecommerce platform.
Intellectual Property, IT, & Technology Law
  • Representing the seller in the acquisition of their high value technology corporation.
Retail, Fashion, & Commercial Leasing
  • Establishing a Toronto flagship store for a well known high end Italian fashion brand. We were involved in a wide range of legal services which included assistance with incorporation, shareholder agreement preparation, employment/contractor agreements and commercial lease review and negotiation.
  • Successful negotiation on behalf of a tenant, resulting in a 7-figure settlement for a commercial lease termination due to redevelopment by the landlord.

Turks & Caicos Islands

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency
  • Advising a real estate blockchain startup with structure and regulatory compliance.
  • Assisting a stablecoin project with regulatory and licencing compliance.
Startup & Business Law
  • Ongoing representation of a well known hotel developer.
  • Representation of a large fund with the acquisition of a large Canadian bank’s distressed secured and unsecured loan portfolio, including post closing servicing of the acquired portfolio.
Intellectual Property, IT, & Technology Law
  • Successfully assisting a historic wreck salvage operator obtain a licence and advising a well known television channel with documenting the licensees operations within the Turks and Caicos.
Retail, Fashion, & Commercial Leasing
  • Acting for the purchaser of an 8 figure private beach villa and villa operation business.
  • Ongoing representation of large residential subdivision developers.
  • 8-figure bridge financing round for a major hotel development.
Additional Legal Services
  • Part of the defence team for a defendant being tried in the Special Investigation and Prosecution Team trial in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The trial is the largest and longest running prosecution of ex-ministers and other alleged conspirators within the Caribbean.