J. Robert Allan, Partner

Practice Areas: Corporate and Commercial / Wills and Estates

"I personally have over 25 years of experience in business law. I love the work that I do and I love getting to know our clients."


(613) 270-8600 ext. 223


J. Robert Allan

Robert Allan obtained his Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Honours) from Carleton University in 1983. He was awarded his law degree from Osgoode Hall in 1986 and was called to the bar in 1988.

With his 25 years of experience Robert’s approach is simple and direct: Get it done right and deliver value that exceeds the price of the service. His primary focus is business enablement and transactions, and wealth preservation. However, he is also an experienced estate advisor who provides business succession and liquidity, trust and multiple-will advice for moderate and high net-worth individuals. Medical and dental professionals who are considering incorporation also seek Robert’s guidance.

His services include assisting clients with:

  • The purchase and selling of businesses
  • Partnerships and strategic/alliance relationships
  • Licensing and distribution agreements
  • Business corporation and non-for-profit incorporation and re-structuring
  • Securing venture and institutional financing

Born and raised in Ottawa, Robert is a dedicated family man who is active in the community. He was a vice president of the Nepean Chamber of Commerce, a co-founder and co-director of the National Capital Leadership Challenge, and a participant in the Fernbank Community Design Plan. Robert resides in Stittsville with his wife, and two daughters.

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