Kevin Morris

Kevin M. Morris

Partner
Toronto: 416.865.7633
Fax 416.865.7380

Education

LLM (International Law) Cambridge University LLB University of Toronto BA (First Class Honours) St. Francis Xavier University

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 1993 New York, 2000

Overview

Kevin Morris practises corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on capital markets transactions, public company advice and mergers and acquisitions. Kevin has led numerous public offerings and private placements on the part of both issuers and underwriters, including several initial public offerings and cross-border financings. Kevin regularly acts for acquiring and target companies, boards of directors and financial advisers, in both friendly deals and hostile takeovers.

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Recognition

Best Lawyers' Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in corporate law (2014-2017)

Chambers & Partners’ Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in Ontario, corporate/commercial (2016-2017)

Legal Media Group/Euromoney's IFLR1000 The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms—Leading Canadian lawyer in capital markets (2008-2017)

Chambers & Partners' Chambers Global: World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Client’s Guide—Leading lawyer in corporate/M&A (2008-2016)

Law Business Research’s Who’s Who Legal: Canada—Leading lawyer in capital markets (2014-2015)

Lexpert/Thomson Reuters' Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in corporate finance & securities (2013-2014) and M&A (2014)

Lexpert/American Lawyer's Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in corporate finance and securities (2013)

Practical Law Company’s Which Lawyer?—Recommended Canadian lawyer in capital markets: debt and equity (2010-2012)

Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review Ratings—Exemplary ethical standards and legal ability

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Directorships

  • St. Francis Xavier University
  • Royal Ontario Museum
  • Covenant House Toronto
  • Chair, Shepherds' Trust, Toronto