A Business Structures Overview for SME’s


Having a great business idea is no longer enough to ensure success. It also takes diligence, some luck, and effective business planning. How should you prepare your nascent business for growth? How do you balance between keeping immediate costs down with limiting your potential personal liability risks? Should you grow by way of partnerships, or into a corporation?

Start: December 7, 2017 at 02:30 PM End: December 7, 2017 at 04:00 PM
Where: Invest Ottawa Location: 7 Bayview Road, Ottawa, ON K1Y 2C5

Developments Impacting Employment Law


Optimum Talent is hosting a Fall Lunch and Learn at The Rideau Club on Tuesday, November 30th, 2017. Our very own Janice Payne will be presenting on the recent developments impacting employment law.

Start: November 30, 2017 at 11:45 AM End: November 30, 2017 at 02:00 PM
Where: The Rideau Club Location: 99 Bank Street, 15th Floor, Ottawa, ON

The 10th Annual Not-for-Profit LAB Update


Nelligan O’Brien Payne will once again be joining Collins Barrow Ottawa and RBC Royal Bank in presenting the 10th annual Not-for-Profit Sector LAB Update on Wednesday, November 15th at the Centurion Conference Centre in Ottawa.

Start: November 15, 2017 at 08:30 AM End: November 15, 2017 at 04:00 PM
Where: Centurion Conference Centre Location: 170 Colonnade Road, Ottawa, ON K2E 7J5

What is next for your innovation? An Intellectual Property Law Primer


What is next for your innovation? Every entrepreneur is aware of how technology and branding can be a cornerstone of a successful business. The question is: How do you maximize the protection of your innovation in cost-effective, practical and defensible manner when the world of IP is swarming with sophisticated multi-national companies looking to protect their market share?

Start: September 29, 2017 at 10:00 AM End: September 29, 2017 at 11:30 AM
Where: Invest Ottawa Location: 7 Bayview Road, Ottawa, ON K1Y 2C5

2017 Terry Fox Run


Nelligan O’Brien Payne is proud to once again be participating in the Annual Terry Fox Run in Ottawa on Sunday, September 17th.

Start: September 17, 2017 at 07:30 AM End: September 17, 2017 at 02:00 PM
Where: Anniversary Park, Carleton University (along Colonel By Drive) Location: 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6

Brain Injury Awareness Day


Nelligan O’Brien Payne’s Personal Injury Group is pleased to be a Gold Sponsor of Vista Centre’s 9th Annual Brain Injury Awareness Day – a full day to learn from experts in the field of therapy and rehabilitation, as well as gain insight and understanding from compelling survivor accounts on the rediscovery of self after brain injury, and the important role of family. Registration is now open!

Start: June 14, 2017 at 08:30 AM End: June 14, 2017 at 03:30 PM
Where: St. Elias Centre Location: 750 Ridgewood Avenue, Ottawa

Employment Seminar for Sponsors of New Canadians


Many refugees and immigrants to Canada will not have an understanding of the many laws and benefits meant to protect employees. Join us for this FREE public presentation for individuals who are assisting new Canadians in settling in Ottawa, where we will provide the information you need to ensure they are aware of their rights.

Start: May 31, 2017 at 07:00 PM End: May 31, 2017 at 09:00 PM
Where: Albion & Heatherington Room Location: 1355 Bank Street, 7th floor

GCTC Lawyer Play Fundraiser


Nelligan O’Brien Payne is proud to be the Gold Sponsor for the GCTC Lawyer Play Fundraiser taking place from May 24th to 27th, 2017. This year’s performance will be Macbeth by William Shakespeare, directed by Geoff McBride.

Start: May 24, 2017 at 12:00 AM End: May 27, 2017 at 12:00 AM
Where: Great Canadian Theatre Company Location: 1233 Wellington St. W.

The John P. Nelligan Award for Excellence in Advocacy 2017


The Advocates’ Society will honour Allan R. O’Brien with The John P. Nelligan Award for Excellence in Advocacy.

Start: April 20, 2017 at 06:00 PM End: April 20, 2017 at 10:00 PM
Where: The Shaw Centre Location: 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON

1st Annual Ottawa Food Fusion Challenge


United Way Ottawa is proud to present the 1st Annual Ottawa Food Fusion Challenge! Nelligan O’Brien Payne is proud to be a sponsor of the inaugural event. Ottawa Food Fusion will feature six teams from the city’s professional services sector, trading in their offices for the kitchen and competing to re-create dishes inspired by local celebrity chefs.

Start: March 30, 2017 at 05:30 PM End: March 30, 2017 at 09:30 PM
Where: Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts Institute Location: 453 Laurier Avenue, East, Ottawa, ON