Luis R. Chacin    LL.B., M.B.A., LL.M.

Luis R. Chacin
Orangeville Office
Tel: (519) 942-0001 x255
Fax: (519) 942-0300
Email: lchacin@carters.ca
Toll Free: (877) 942-0001
 
Meeting Location
(by appointment)
Toronto (416) 594-1616

Luis joined Carters in June 2018 after completing his articles with the firm and being called to the Ontario Bar. While articling with Carters, Luis gained experience in the areas of corporate and commercial law, civil litigation, wills and estates, real estate, and charity and not-for-profit law. 

Prior to joining the firm, Luis worked in the financial services industry in Toronto and Montreal for over nine years, gaining experience in a wide variety of transactions involving both private and public issuers, with particular emphasis on alternative investments in the exempt market, and in a variety of roles, such as a licensed investment representative approved by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and previously as a proprietary trader.

Luis has a broad perspective of both the civil and the common law traditions, having previously worked as legal counsel at the Office of the President and Cabinet in Venezuela, where he advised on matters related to government-sponsored programs, pensions and litigation dealing with public service employees.

PRACTICE AREAS:

Business Law

Wills and Estates

Litigation

EDUCATION:

LL.M. (Canadian Common Law), Osgoode Hall Law School, 2017

M.B.A. (Finance), Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (IESA) (International Exchange Program with McGill University), 2005

LL.B., Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, 2001

CALLED TO THE BAR:

Ontario Bar, 2018

Venezuela, 2001

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:

Law Society of Ontario - Member

Canadian Bar Association - Member

Ontario Bar Association - 2019-2020 OBA Business Law Section Executive Member

Canadian Hispanic Bar Association – Member

Greater Dufferin Estate Planning Council - Member

LANGUAGES:

English

Publications
Purchasing Real Estate in the Pre-Incorporation Stage
By Luis R. Chacin and Adriel Clayton, Business Law Bulletin No. 2, June 12, 2019.
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New Record Keeping Requirement For Private CBCA Corporations
By Nancy E. Claridge and Luis R. Chacin, Business Law Bulletin No. 1, June 12, 2019.
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Robust Social Media Policy Vital for Charities, Not-For-Profits
By Terrance S. Carter and Luis Chacin, published on April 18, 2019 in The Lawyer's Daily .
Guidance on Social Investments Released by the Ontario PGT
By Terrance S. Carter and Luis R. Chacin, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 426, August 31, 2018.
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