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Technology Lawyer

John Wires, Toronto Technology Lawyer
John Wires

John Wires

John Wires, B.A., J.D.

Technology Lawyer

The firm was founded by Toronto startup, Internet and technology lawyer John Wires, who comes from a corporate commercial litigation background. John has appeared as counsel in the Ontario Superior Court, the Ontario Court of Appeal and private arbitrations. He graduated from law school with first class honours, specializing in both international trade and corporate Law.

As a business lawyer with a focus on internet and technology companies, John advises a broad range of different clients, from computer hardware companies and software developers to e-commerce businesses. John works with both established companies and start-ups, operating in or selling their products or online services to Canadians. 

John has been covered in the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, CBC News, TechVibes and the Canadian Bar Association’s National Magazine. He has also been a guest lecturer at Ryerson University, Communitech in Waterloo, the Canadian Bar Association’s national conference and the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development. He is a former NCAA D1 and Ontario Hockey League player who enjoys sports, running and camping in the backcountry.

Technology Law Matters We Help Clients With

Software-as-a-Service Terms of Use

Preparing advice, website terms and privacy policy for a SAAS startup.

E-commerce Distribution Agreements

Drafting an agreement for a client expanding to the United States.

Domain Name Licensing Agreements

Preparing a domain name licensing agreement for a web hosting provider.


Licensing Agreements

Licensing agreement for an internet of things hardware manufacturer and software development firm.

Website Purchase Agreements

Assisting a client in purchasing a woman’s fashion website.

Founder Agreements

Documenting the relationship between two more cofounders.

iOS Video Game Contracts

Drafting contracts for an iOS app store video game company.

Corporate Organizations

Corporate organization for a web security and consulting company.

Web Development Agreements

Drafting a web development agreement for a startup.

Timely Service

We make a commitment to our clients that we perform efficient legal service in a timely manner.


We’ve invested in state of the art systems to make sure we operate an efficient legal practice for the next generation of Canadian businesses.

Advanced Technology

Access your file online 24/7, view invoices and pay your accounts online, correspond with your lawyer via video conference and online.

Clear Communication

We pride ourselves on providing clear legal advice that is quick and easy to understand in a fast paced business environment.


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