The law firm of Christie Saccucci Matthews is characterized by its innovative legal solutions and client-driven representation. It assists individual and business clients in Toronto and throughout southern Ontario to identify potential issues in the management of their commercial interests, and then to take the appropriate steps to avoid them. As a part of its commitment, the firm also provides efficient services to pursue or defend its clients' interests in negotiation or litigation when necessary.

Specialist Services in Construction Law

Founding partner and Toronto construction defects lawyer Frederick J. Matthews is certified as a specialist in construction law by the Law Society of Upper Canada, and provides straightforward counsel and informed guidance in matters of:

He actively represents project owners, contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and others within the construction industry involved in construction disputes and litigation.

General Commercial Litigation

In addition to construction law, Fred Matthews also handles a wide range of general commercial litigation, including:

  • Commercial leases and leasing disputes
  • Contract disputes such as breach of contract
  • Intellectual property violations
  • Issues of software piracy
  • Real estate disputes
  • Commercial landlord/tenant disputes and eviction proceedings
  • Other commercial claims

The firm seeks to establish and maintain long-term business relationships founded on the principles of trust and mutual respect. In so doing, it seeks to help clients put practices in place that minimize future legal concerns and protects the short- and long-term interests of its clients.

Lawyer Fred Matthews also handles wills and estate administration for clients who did their estate planning with the firm's now-retired founder, lawyer E. Arnold Christie.