B. Abbey


Commercial law, Real Estate Law


Français et anglais

Bar admission


General presentation

Seth B. Abbey is a member of the commercial law group. He assists new and well-established businesses in developing their diverse growth and strategic goals, often which includes raising capital and bolstering relationships with suppliers, clients and employees. Seth’s practice focuses on private equity and venture capital financing, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, corporate finance, as well as media and technology. He also serves as general counsel for start-ups and entrepreneurs.
An entrepreneur at heart, Seth is passionate about helping start-ups create strong business frameworks. His background in management enables him to understand the commercial and legal impact of his clients’ challenges, allowing him to offer sound advice regarding shareholders’ agreements, tax-efficient structures, intellectual property, competitive advantage, funding negotiations, and more.

Seth B. Abbey has acted for entrepreneurs and companies who have received the following awards:

  • 2016 Profit 500: Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies
  • Great Place to Work: 2016 Best Workplaces in Canada
  • 2016 Startup Canada Young Entrepreneur Award (Quebec)
  • 2015 Best in Biz Awards
  • 2015 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year
  • 2015 Montreal Inc. Award
  • Winners of the Montreal TechCrunch Pitch-Off, the Fundica Roadshow, and the Startupfest Grandmother’s Choice Award

He has lectured on topics such as the following:

  • Start-up legal issues
  • Professional incorporations
  • Crowdfunding