Effective January 1, 2018, Ferguson Barristers will merge with Deacon Taws to become FDT Law (Ferguson Deacon Taws LLP). With this merger and collaboration, we look forward to offering expanded legal services and areas of expertise while continuing to offer personalized service and advice that our clients can trust. Visit us at
Ferguson Deacon Taws LLP.

Ferguson Deacon Taws LLP

Expert advice, personal service

Peter Deacon, B.A. A.M. LL.B.
William P. Taws, LL.B., CS*, TEP

(*Certified by The Law Society of Upper Canada to be a Specialist in Estates & Trusts Law)

The Law Firm of Deacon Taws is pleased to announce its merger with the firm of Ferguson Barristers LLP., to take effect January 1, 2018, under the name:


We will continue to provide high quality, efficient and personal legal services to the North Simcoe and Georgian Bay communities.
We welcome new and existing clients to our website and appreciate your feedback.
Bienvenue à notre site web. Nous apprécions vos commentaires.

We invite you to meet our professionals, and tour our website. We have comprehensive articles, including Real Estate - Buying Recreational Property. We also have links to many web sites, with information on Jury Duty, Kids in Court, getting ready for Small Claims Court, and links to numerous Government offices and local points of interest. In our Wills & Powers of Attorney article you will find a list of the information required by us to prepare a Will or Power of Attorney for you, together with a Personal Papers & Document Storage form, which we have created in order to assist our clients and their Estate Trustees in locating documents.

If you are currently a Client of Deacon Taws and are in the process of purchasing, selling, or mortgaging property, please complete our Information Sheet for your purchase, sale or mortgage. Real Estate Purchase, Sale and Moving Checklists are contained in our "Articles", and can assist our clients in dealing with the details of their purchase or sale transaction.

If you need further information, or if we can assist in any way, please contact us.


We are open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Meetings outside these times can easily be arranged by appointment.

Mailing and Faxing

476 Elizabeth Street
Midland, ONTARIO, L4R 1Z8

Tel:(705) 526-3791 Fax:(705) 526-2688


Please email us at if we can be of any assistance.