Kevin West, SkyLaw Professional Corporation
Listed in Business/Corporate, Business/Corporate Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities and Corporate Finance
- 2 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 800 Toronto, Ontario Canada, M4T 2T5
Law School: Dalhousie University, LL.B.
School: York University – Glendon College B.A., Psychology 1994
State/Provincial Admissions: Ontario (2000); New York (2000)
Kevin is a senior corporate and securities lawyer with more than 14 years of experience practicing in Toronto, New York and Australia. Kevin has led numerous corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, financings, initial public offerings and joint ventures. He also has significant experience advising companies on corporate governance, disclosure and compliance issues.
Kevin was a partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP for over 5 years where he had a broad corporate practice and represented a number of foreign companies making acquisitions in Canada. Prior to joining Davies, he practiced with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and Sydney, Australia and clerked for Justice Binnie at the Supreme Court of Canada. Kevin founded SkyLaw in 2010.
Kevin is actively involved in the community. He works with many not-for-profit corporations, charities and social enterprises and leads several pro bono initiatives at SkyLaw. Kevin has volunteered his time with a number of organizations, including as a partner with Social Venture Partners, as a director of Skills for Change and on the corporate governance committee of Project Canoe. He also enjoys coaching hockey and sponsors the SkyLaw Atom Hockey team in the Leaside Girls Hockey Association.