Hyndman | Law provides business law services to technology businesses and to startups. From inception to exit, from single-founder startup to public company, for specific mandates or for general counsel mandates: we serve a wide variety of business law needs.
Our core philosophies are simplicity and practicality. We believe business is overlawyered, and we have deep experience in educating clients and designing their workflows to reduce their dependence on our advice. We help clients develop effective, constructive relationships – with employees, stakeholders, suppliers, customers and others.
Rob Hyndman, the principal of Hyndman | Law, is a member of various IT and legal associations, a co-founder of mesh, Canada’s Web Conference (and related events), and a co-organizer of #HoHoTo, an annual fundraiser in the Toronto technology and media communities in support of the Daily Bread Food Bank. He frequently lectures and writes on business and technology law, technology, internet policy and business strategy. Rob is past President and current Vice-President of AIS, a non-profit organization that provides supportive housing and related services to people suffering with mental illness and other disabilities. He was called to the Nova Scotia Bar in 1993, to the Ontario Bar in 1995, and holds an LLB and an MBA.
Prior to starting Hyndman | Law, Rob practiced in Toronto, New York and Budapest with two of Canada’s largest law firms. He also acted as VP and General Counsel to Hotline Communications, one of the original P2P software companies. Rob has counseled on a broad spectrum of mandates from complex mergers and acquisitions of technology and other companies to routine e-commerce and internet law matters and technology contracts. He has advised public and private companies, established businesses and start-ups, Canadian and foreign companies, developers and users of technology, and both old and new economy businesses.