Precision in Defence Excellence in Advocacy

Precision in Defense Excellence in Advocacy
Heller Hunter Azevedo

About HHA

Strength in Experience

Strength in Experience

HHA is a boutique law firm with decades of experience working to achieve uncompromising results.

HHA conducts trials across Canada and is frequently involved in matters with international components.

We are regularly consulted in international criminal and regulatory matters and proceedings. Our counsel are skilled at providing guidance in complex matters which may intersect with interests abroad.  We have provided advice on a wide range of matters involving the United States, Europe, Mexico, Africa and Russia.

Commitment to our Clients

Our priority is always our client.
We understand that each client has unique concerns which we will address at each step.

HHA understands the importance of
communication with our client, whether an individual or a corporation, whether the matter is a minor infraction or a very complex issue. At HHA, our clients are assured uncompromised discretion and strategic solutions.

Heller Hunter Azevedo's Commitment to our Clients

Advocacy

A rigourous defence to obtain superior results for our clients.

Criminal Litigation

Our lawyers have decades of experience defending individuals and corporations with all types of criminal code offences, at all levels of court across Canada. Our foundation is Criminal Defence.

HHA is focused on achieving the best result at the earliest possible stage, including Investigation, arrest, bail hearings, negotiations, charter applications and trial.

While we have extensive experience in all Criminal Code Matters in Canada, HHA also offers unparalleled experience in navigating complicated cross border matters. HHA works closely with counsel in other jurisdictions around the world to provide advice and representation in Mutual Legal Assistance Act matters, extradition requests pursuant to the Extradition Act, and FINTRAC.

Corporate Consultation, Investigation, and Litigation

 HHA offers unique expertise in defending white collar and financial crimes which may be investigated or charged under numerous statutes other than the Criminal Code, including the Income Tax Act, Customs Act, Securities Act, and Competition Act.



HHA is a trusted strategic partner to in-house legal counsel and is regularly consulted to provide legal advice and solutions to assist in internal investigations for corporate clients. We work closely with clients to provide thoughtful and innovative solutions to guide clients and counsel on the right path forward

Regulatory/ Quasi Criminal

HHA is often consulted to provide compliance advice or defend regulatory issues.

We have a deep understanding of legal framework and can assist with compliance policies or navigating penalty provisions of many regulatory issues, for example, the Highway Traffic Act, Firearms Act, Food and Drug Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Environmental Protection Act, and Cannabis Control Act.


FOR PROFESSIONALS WHO FIND THEMSELVES BEFORE THEIR GOVERNING BODIES, HHA PROVIDES KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE TO ASSIST AT DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS.

HHA has experience before many governing bodies and discipline committees including the Law Society of Ontario, the Justices of the Peace Review Council, College of Pharmacists, College of Nurses of Ontario, College of Massage Therapists, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO), and the Real Estate Counsel of Ontario (RECO).

Regulatory and Quasi Criminal Law

Appeals

Our lawyers have successfully argued appeals on behalf of our clients at every level of court in Canada.

HHA can assist in securing bail pending appeal, applications to suspend restrictions placed on your driver’s licence or probation orders imposed by a judge, while awaiting the outcome of your appeal. Please contact one of our team to schedule a consultation to discuss possible appeal issues.

Legal Appeals
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