Kevin Morris

Kevin M. Morris

Toronto: 416.865.7633
Fax 416.865.7380


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

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 1993 New York, 2000


Kevin is the Chair of Torys’ Capital Markets Group. He practises corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on capital markets transactions, board governance advice, shareholder activist issues and mergers and acquisitions. Kevin has led numerous public offerings and private placements for both issuers and underwriters, including initial public offerings and cross-border financings. Kevin regularly acts for acquiring and target companies, board of directors and financial advisers.

Representative Work

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IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Highly regarded in capital markets: debt and equity (2008-2021)

Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in corporate law (2014-2021); mergers and acquisitions law (2021)

Lexpert/American Lawyer’s Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in corporate finance and securities (2013, 2021)

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in corporate finance & securities (2013-2020); mergers & acquisitions (2014-2020)

Who’s Who Legal—Leading Canadian lawyer in capital markets (2014-2020) and mining (2019-2021)

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

Chambers Global—Leading lawyer in corporate/M&A (2008-2017)

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




Kevin has directorships at St. Francis Xavier University, the Royal Ontario Museum and the Covenant House Toronto. He is also the Chair at Shepherds’ Trust, Toronto.