Practical and Experienced Support


Values-Based Advice for Business and Not-for-Profits


Together, We Hit It Out of the Park

We Got Your Back

You are the team captain of your business or not-for-profit. But, like all captains, you need help to win the game. GWV assists business and not-for-profit teams by providing quality legal advice supported by its values pledge. GWV helps you implement your strategy and accomplish your goals – a trusty player there in a pinch in your time of need.

The GWV Guarantee

What drives you crazy about lawyers and what we have done about it:

  • Death by Disbursements. You will never see charges for photocopies, long distance phone calls, courier charges, mailing fees or parking on your bill.
  • Dismay of Delay. You will hear back within 24 hours of contacting us. We work within your timelines.
  • Labyrinth of Legalese. We speak your language, not legalese. No translation required.
  • Deaf Ears. Your story is important. We will listen carefully and understand your problem before giving legal advice or options.
  • Bottomless Budget. We work within your budget constraints. Work is not done unless you authorize it first.

Wayne Gray

Wayne Gray

Wayne Gray is a recognized leader and advocate in Charities & Not-for-profit law, and an authoritative Business law expert. Wayne has formed and made law, acted as consultant to lawyers and governments, spearheaded federal and provincial Corporate & Commercial law reform, and created best practices for other legal professionals to follow. Read more about Wayne.

Scott Whitley

Scott Whitley

Scott Whitley is a specialist in Corporate Governance and Risk Management. He has 15 years’ experience administering two large Bay Street law firms, which makes him uniquely positioned to assist Not-for-profit and Corporate clients in these matters. As National Director of Risk Management at a national firm, Scott managed all matters relating to conflicts of interest, insurance, and privacy. Read more about Scott.

Lynn van der Valk

Lynn van der Valk

Lynn van der Valk practices Business and Corporate & Commercial law with a focus on Charities & Not-for-profit, Corporate, Franchise, and Marketing & Advertising law. She services a variety of Not-for-profit organizations as well as small to mid-sized businesses. Read more about Lynn.