Stephen F. Witteveen

Ontario Bar Admission 2001

Partner

Stephen F. Witteveen

Partner

Stephen acts for many individuals and businesses in the practice areas of business and corporate law, Wills, trusts, estate administration, residential and commercial real estate and commercial leasing.

In his business and corporate law practice, Stephen’s clients range from new start-ups to large and established private corporations. Stephen has had extensive experience in assisting his clients start a business, buy a business, organize a partnership or corporation, reorganize the share structure of a corporation, create family trusts and Wills for business owners, review and draft contracts and leases, review and complete mortgage/financing transactions, implement shareholder or partnership agreements (buy-sell agreements), and buy, sell, lease and/or develop commercial or industrial property.

Stephen has also practiced in the areas of municipal and public law related to land purchases, use, easements, sale and other rights and interests in land, and has been retained by and advised local municipalities and other public organizations/authorities.

Stephen’s individual clients range from a young person or couple buying their first home or making their first Wills to more established individuals and business persons with potentially complex purchases and estate planning matters, as well as individuals who have lost loved ones and need assistance in the estate administration.

Outside of the office, Stephen enjoys camping with his wife and three children, spending time with friends and playing various golf courses around Cambridge.

Practice Areas

Community Involvement

Stephen and his family have lived in Cambridge since he joined the firm in 2001. Since coming to Cambridge, Stephen has served on a variety of local boards and committees, including:

Cambridge Chamber of Commerce (executive director, chair)
Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation (director)

  • Cambridge North Rotary Club (member, director, president)
  • Cambridge and District Humane Society (director, vice president)
  • Redeemer University College Board of Governors (director, governance chair)
  • Redeemer University College Alumni Association (director, vice president)

 

  • Redeemer University College Research Ethics Review Committee (committee member)
  • Waterloo Region Small Business Centre Board of Advisors (member/advisor)
  • Maranatha Christian Reformed Church of Cambridge (member, elder)
  • Cambridge Christian School Society (member, director)

Stephen is a member of the Waterloo Region Law Association, the Ontario and Canadian Bar Associations, as well as the Law Society of Ontario.

Contact Stephen

Education

Corporate and Wills & Estates Clerks

COVID-19: OFFICE RESPONSE & PROCEDURE

Dear Clients and Visitors,

At Pavey, Law LLP the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees, clients, contacts, and colleagues is foremost in our minds as we continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 outbreak.

To do our part to reduce the risk of, we have adjusted our business operations by implementing the following protocols:

The firm has limited client meetings to urgent matters only and moved to teleconferencing where appropriate. Clients will be contacted directly to make alternative meeting arrangements or to reschedule.
If you are attending our office for an urgent meeting and/or delivery, no client or visitor shall be permitted into our office, if:

  • They have traveled internationally or have been in close contact with someone who has travelled internationally any time in the past 14 days; or
  • They have any reason to believe that they might otherwise have been exposed to a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; or
  • They are exhibiting any symptoms of infection (e.g. fever, dry cough, shortness of breath or other breathing difficulties).

 

Should the outbreak result in a full office closure, we have a contingency plan to implement remote work capabilities and have the technology to ensure our accounting systems and data are available and secure. By modifying our operations and working remotely, our lawyers and staff will continue to be responsive to your legal and business needs.


Limited access into our Reception will be permitted to exchange documents and to accept deliveries and payments.


PLEASE CONTACT US AT 519-621-7260 SHOULD YOU NEED ASSISTANCE WITH ACCESSING OUR RECEPTION.


We wish everyone well as we collectively navigate this global health challenge.


Pavey Law LLP