Nick Kennedy

Nick Kennedy

Toronto: 416.865.7309
Fax 416.865.7380


BCL/LLB, 2013
McGill University
BA (Honours), 2008
University of Ottawa

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2014


Nick is a litigator who practices in the areas of arbitration, public law, regulatory law, defamation and international trade. He has extensive experience in investor-state arbitration and in domestic arbitrations.

In addition to appearing as counsel in these matters, Nick regularly advises clients about remedies under investment treaties and arbitration agreements. Nick’s active public law practice includes acting as litigation and advisory counsel in Indigenous law and division of powers matters. He has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada on these issues.

Nick’s regulatory practice extends to anti-money laundering and energy regulation. He also regularly advises clients on international trade matters, and has appeared before the Canadian International Trade Tribunal.

Nick is fluent in French.

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Professional Involvement

During law school, Nick was a teaching assistant in Constitutional Law at the McGill Faculty of Law, a law clerk at the Municipal Court of Montreal and was a summer student at the Attorney General of Ontario, Constitutional Law Branch. He also interned for the Somali Rule of Law Program at the United Nations Development Program in Nairobi, Kenya.


While in law school, Nick was a volunteer researcher at the McGill Legal Information Clinic, a research assistant for the Canadian Council for Refugees, and volunteered at the McGill Faculty of Law High School Outreach Program.

While articling with Torys, Nick volunteered for the High School Outreach Program.