boutique law firm Toronto, Ontario


Tel: (416) 929-1103 234


  • University of Toronto, Bachelor of Law, J.D. (1986)
  • Carleton University, Master of Arts (Economics)
  • University of Manitoba, Bachelor of Arts, Honours

Areas of Practice

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate/Commercial
  • Real Estate
  • International Business
  • Pre-Immigration and Estate/Business Planning
  • Immigration
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Securities
  • Insolvency
  • Elder Law
  • Wills, Estates and Trusts
  • Trademark Representative for Service

Bar Admission/Year of Call

1988, Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario)

About me

Graduate of University of Manitoba (1982 BA Honours - Economics), Carleton University (1983 MA - Economics) and University of Toronto (1986 J.D. - Law) and member in good standing of the Law Society of Upper Canada since 1988, Charlotte has been practicing law in private practice for almost 30 years. Currently the owner and manager of Janssen Law Professional Corporation, Charlotte advises business owners of Canadian and international businesses. Consistent with in-house counsel, she  provides a vast array of legal advice in the areas of Corporate, Commercial, Finance, Immigration, Real Estate and Wills, Estates and Trusts to high net worth clients. Prior to establishing her own firm in 1996 she worked with Baker & McKenzie in Toronto (Canada), Sao Paolo (Brazil) and London (UK) and as a partner of the firm Baker & Janssen. She also serves as a director of numerous private companies and community organizations, including the Bloor Yorkville BIA, Yonge Bloor Bay Business Association and the Foundation for the Abilities Centre.

Professional Membership and positions

  • Member of Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Canadian Bar Association
    • Past Member of Council
    • Past Chair, International Law Section
    • Past Member of Budget Committee
    • Member of the International Law, Immigration, Business, Real Estate, Elder Law and Estates and Trusts Sections
    • Canadian Representative to The Hague Conference on International Law on Foreign Laws in Civil and Commercial Matters (2012)
  • Ontario Bar Association
    • Past Member of Council
    • Past Chair- International Law Section
  • Directorships
    • Yonge Bloor Bay Business Association
      •          President
    • Government Affaiirs and Small Business Committee
      •          Chair
    • Bloor Yorkville Business Improvement Area
      •          Member of the Board of Management
      •          PUDD Committee Member
    • Director of Numerous Privately Owned Corporations