Gavin Birer

Contact Information Bar Admission
Ontario, 2001
(416) 250-2859 South Africa, 1996
  Law School
York University, Osgoode Hall Law School (LLM in E-Business Law)
Certificate of Qualification, The Law Society of Upper Canada, Accreditation Committee (LLB)
The University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa (B.Com, LLB)


Gavin’s practice focuses on purchase and sale transactions, including all related work, for dentists, pharmacists, veterinarians, physicians, physiotherapists, chiropractors, optometrists, independent health facilities and other healthcare professionals in Ontario.

Gavin expertise includes advising clients on:

  • buying/selling practices – transactions range from under $100,000 to $40 million
    • share deals
    • asset deals
  • establishing the corporate structure of practices
  • incorporations, amalgamations, reorganizations, etc.
  • financing
  • associate agreements
  • leases
  • cost share agreements
  • shareholder agreements
  • partnership agreements

Prior to joining Harris, Sheaffer LLP Gavin practiced law at two prominent Bay Street law firms and was the General Counsel for a global foreign exchange company.

Memberships and Associations
Law Society of Upper Canada