roots in Orléans dating back to 1978, Grandmaitre
Virgo Evans stands for quality legal services and a strong
commitment to the community. Located on St. Joseph Boulevard
between the Caisse Populaire Trillium and the Orléans
Medical Centre, the firm is well known for its extensive
real estate practice and also offers expertise in wills,
powers of attorney, estates, estate planning and business
law. The firm's five lawyers are supported by a dedicated
and experienced bilingual team of support staff.
Evans is the senior partner at Grandmaitre Virgo Evans,
having been called to the Bar in 1980. He and Gerry Dust
(now retired) founded the Firm in the 1990’s, as Dust Evans.
Brad’s practice focuses on Wills and Estates and Real Estate
law. He was recently certified by the Law Society of Upper
Canada as a specialist in Estates and Trusts Law. This Specialist
Certificate is granted to those lawyers in Ontario who have
demonstrated to their peers a superior level of knowledge,
expertise, and experience in the drafting of Wills and Powers
of Attorney, estate planning, and the administration of
estates. He is one of only two lawyers in the Ottawa area
who holds this distinction.
recognition of his experience and expertise in Wills and
Estates, Brad was awarded the 2018 International Advisory
Experts award for Estate Planning in Canada. Over the years,
Brad has contributed to the legal profession by presenting
papers at continuing legal education events. Additionally,
he has supported his community as past-chair of the Ottawa
Mission and the Heart of Orleans BIA, and a Board Member
of Arts Ottawa East.
Grandmaitre is a partner at Grandmaitre Virgo Evans. He
is fluently bilingual and practices in all of the Firm’s
core areas, including residential and commercial real estate,
wills and powers of attorney, business law and estate planning
his career at the firm as a student in 2003, was called
to the bar in 2006 and became a partner in early 2011. He
believes that client needs always come first and that good
communication is the building block to fulfilling those
needs. Phil also values giving back to the community that
supports him. Currently, he is the President of each of
the Navan Community Association, the Pioneer 3-Pitch League,
the Navan Minor Ball League and Le Business Club d’Orléans
and sits on the Board of Directors of the Montfort Foundation.
Isabelle Virgo is a partner at Grandmaitre Virgo Evans specializing
in business law, commercial real estate and commercial leasing.
She started her career at Dust Evans in 2002 and after spending
several years in the Ottawa office of a national law firm,
focusing primarily on commercial leasing and real estate,
she re-joined the Dust Evans Grandmaitre family in 2011.
Josée brings to the firm extensive experience in commercial
leasing, transactions, corporate reorganizations and financing
matters. She routinely acts on incorporations, asset and
share transactions and purchases, sales and financings of
commercial, residential, condominium and rural properties.
also has substantial experience advising on corporate governance
and drafting co-ownership agreements, shareholder agreements,
family trusts and wills. Josée routinely works with accountants,
business owners and brokers. She believes in a team approach
and will work with her colleagues to ensure that the best
result is achieved for her clients.
Hébert is a bilingual lawyer who joined Grandmaitre Virgo
Evans in 2014. He received his LL.L. in 2006 and his LL.B.
in 2007 from the University of Ottawa and was called to
the Ontario Bar in 2008. He primarily focuses his legal
practice in the areas of residential and commercial real
estate, financing and development. He also advises clients
on general contract and commercial matters and wills and
values providing personal attention to his clients and ensuring
that each of them receives quality and cost effective services.
In so doing, Alexis loves interacting with his clients,
thus ensuring that their goals and objectives are identified
Wasim joined Grandmaitre Virgo Evans as an associate in
2018 after articling at a general practice firm in Ottawa’s
west end. While articling, she gained significant experience
in commercial litigation, wills and estates, and family
law matters. She attained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
and her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Ottawa.
As a student, she was a mentor and actively engaged in the
Women’s Legal Mentorship Program and the Muslim Law Students
working in all of the firm’s core practice areas with a
focus on corporate, real estate, and wills and estates law.
Sadaf ensures to provide attention and time to all her clients.
She is detail oriented and aims to provide quick service
while maintaining a high standard of work.
Grandmaitre supports many community endeavors, including the
Orleans Cumberland Community Resource Centre's Community Caring
Club, Orléans Chamber of Commerce, Business Club d'Orléans,
Navan Community Association, Shenkman Arts Centre and the
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