AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Gokcin is a Partner at SIMPSONWIGLE LAW and is engaged in a general corporate and commercial law practice that includes commercial and residential real estate law.

Gokcin has extensive experience in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate re-organizations and restructuring and amalgamations. She prides herself on gaining a far greater understanding on her clients and business needs and ensures productive business relationships are built on a one-on-one foundation.

Her services include incorporating and organizing companies both provincially and federally, preparing partnership and shareholder agreements; advising clients on business transactions relating to corporate share options plans, option agreements and optinee shareholder agreements and corporate re-structuring, including amalgamations, reorganization and acquisitions; preparing security documents relating to convertible debentures, general security agreements, share pledge agreements, guarantees and promissory notes; preparation of share purchase agreements and asset purchase agreements with ancillary closing documents; preparing and reviewing general contracts and agreements for businesses including manufacturing agreements, franchise agreements, franchise disclosure documentation, license agreements, purchase order agreements, web and design services agreements, commercial leases and consulting agreements and preparing and closing purchase, sale and refinancing closing documents for businesses and residential real estate. 

AN EXACTING APPROACH

"I believe in being completely accurate and precise. Everything I do, from drafting documents to preparing for closing  is done meticulously. I dot my I’s and cross my T’s. Nothing is left to chance.” 

WHAT SETS GOKCIN APART

"Customer service is an important part of my practice. I value my clients and I’m always available to them. We can meet in the office, outside the office – whatever they need. When you have my attention, you have all of it, 100%. I’m up-front, frank and transparent. My clients never have to guess what I’m thinking or where I stand.”

THE BEST PART OF THE JOB

“It’s always exciting to find and negotiate a great deal for my clients. I love helping them resolve their problems as quickly and expeditiously as possible, while maintaining top quality results.”

ACTIVE WITHIN THE COMMUNITY

2013 – April, 2019 Director - Hamilton Heath Sciences Volunteer Association – Hamilton, Ontario
2010 – Present Director – Hamilton Gallery of Distinction – Hamilton, Ontario
2017 – Present Director – Blooming Hopes Program  - Burlington, Ontario
Jan. 2007-2015 Director - Hamilton & District Soccer Association – Hamilton, Ontario
May. 1998 - 2007 Coach, Manager and Division Soccer Convenor - Saltfleet Go Head Soccer Club – Stoney Creek, Ontario  

Admissions

  • Called to the Bar in Ontario, 2005

Education

  • LL.B., University of Windsor, 2004
  • B.A, McMaster University, 2000

Associations

  • Hamilton Law Association
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Halton County Law Association
     

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