Osler Works – Tools and Products

Helping you do business

We are committed to developing new tools and products that help you to do business and help us to drive down the cost of service delivery. Our suite of tools and products puts us at the forefront of legal innovation – and we are only getting started.


  • AccessPrivacy


    Designed to help organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors develop a strategic approach to privacy and information management, this subscription-based online resource allows you to easily search federal and provincial private/public sector legislation, case summaries and relevant case law, regulatory orders, decisions, guidelines and other privacy-specific resources issued by various Canadian governments. The subscription also includes training opportunities, privacy forums and workshops, and access to our monthly privacy call and regular e-updates. Learn more

  • Osler ACTion™ – FI Regulatory Compliance

    Osler ACTion™ – FI Regulatory Compliance

    Outsource your regulatory compliance monitoring and free your team to focus on more value-add work. This subscription-based online resource provides you with timely summaries of recent and pending legislative changes that apply to regulated financial institutions. Benefit from online access to stay current and anticipate upcoming developments before they happen. Learn more

  • Osler Dash Franchise Platform

    Osler Dash Franchise Platform

    Franchisors can outsource the management of their franchise disclosure and contracting process to Osler and free up valuable internal resources. By combining expert legal review and innovative technology, Osler Dash electronically prepares, delivers and hosts all of your franchise documents, including managing the entire e-signature process -- all at the right fixed price. Learn more

  • Employment Compliance Stress Test

    Focused on helping in-house counsel and HR professionals, our Stress Test is designed to quickly identify key areas of vulnerability within an organization’s employment function. The test involves a targeted review of your key personnel policies and practices, focusing on troublesome “stress points” that repeatedly present challenges to businesses. Access the Stress Test

  • Estoppel Express

    Estoppel ExpressTM

    We’ve made multi-tenant real estate transactions easier. Estoppel Express uses technology to streamline the estoppel certificate production process, helping you to save time, cut costs and avoid administrative hassle. Learn more about the service

  • Open source software: Legal support packages

    Whether you develop software, or are looking to acquire or invest in a company that does, we offer open source legal support packages designed to meet your needs. Learn more

  • Start-up program for emerging companies

    This fixed-fee program provides emerging companies with responsive and cost-effective legal services early in the start-up phase. Learn more

  • Employment law stress test

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Self-help tools

  • Transitions Deconstructed tool

    Easily navigate the transition provisions of Ontario’s Construction Act with our Transitions Deconstructed tool. This free, easy-to-use online tool helps you to determine which version of Ontario’s Construction Act applies to your improvement or contract. Use the tool

  • Owner Payment Date Calculator

    Developed in-house, our free, easy-to-use Owner Payment Date Calculator allows you to determine the payment deadlines for your project under the prompt payment regime of Ontario’s Construction Act, effective October 1, 2019. Use the tool

  • Board diversity tool

    Designed in conjunction with the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD), this interactive tool helps boards meet their gender diversity disclosure requirements, offering simple and standardized diversity policy language that you can tailor to reflect your company’s unique circumstances. Access the template

  • Osler Code Detect

    Use open source software without the worry! This simple-to-use web application locally scans your source code to identify open source licenses that pose the highest risk and provides results in an easy-to-understand, visualized format. Use the tool

  • Doing Business in Canada guide

    Our first-of-its-kind, customizable Doing Business in Canada guide provides actionable information on how to establish or grow a business in Canada based on your specific business needs. Use the guide

  • Merger notification tool

    Our online Guide to Canada’s Merger Notification Rules can help you determine whether a transaction is subject to the pre-closing mandatory notification regime of Canada’s Competition Act. Use the tool

  • Private placement tool

    Our Guide to Canadian Private Placements can help you determine whether you will need a Canadian Wrapper for a particular offering document and should contact Canadian counsel for assistance before making offers or sales in Canada. Access the tool

  • Franchise disclosure tool

    Using Contract Express, a market-leading document assembly software, this tool offers a fixed-fee generation of all documents related to the renewal or license of a new franchise from the franchisor to the franchisee/licensee. [Link TBD]