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Partner - Business Law

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Phone: 519.660.7836
Fax: 519.660.7837

John Kennedy is a partner with the Siskinds business law group and has extensive experience in both business law and commercial real estate.

Education

Ivey Business School, Western University
University of Toronto, LL.B

Called to the Bar in 1977

About

John's business practice includes commercial transactions, shareholder and partnership arrangements and disputes, financings, acquisitions and corporate reorganizations. He acts for and provides strategic advice to a broad range of business clients. As well, he represents developers, owners, institutions, landlords and tenants in commercial realty matters. His commercial real estate practice includes land assembly and acquisition, development, construction, leasing and sales. He has a particular interest in the agricultural sector and has been recognized as a specialist in the agri-food industry in the Lexpert Guide to the Top 100 Industry Specialists in Canada.

John’s experience and knowledge in a wide range of areas of business and real estate law are assets to clients who require timely, innovative and strategic solutions to business or legal challenges.

Community Involvement

John is an active participant in the community and has taken a leadership role in local and national organizations, including, among others:

  • Goodwill Industries, Ontario Great Lakes, Board Chair
  • Boler Mountain, Former President
  • Orchestras Canada , Former Board Chair
  • Orchestra London (Canada) Inc., Former President
  • London Arts Council, Former Director
  • Information London , Former Board Chair

John's business practice includes commercial transactions, shareholder and partnership arrangements and disputes, financings, acquisitions and corporate reorganizations. He acts for and provides strategic advice to a broad range of business clients. As well, he represents developers, owners, institutions, landlords and tenants in commercial realty matters. His commercial real estate practice includes land assembly and acquisition, development, construction, leasing and sales. He has a particular interest in the agricultural sector and has been recognized as a specialist in the agri-food industry in the Lexpert Guide to the Top 100 Industry Specialists in Canada.

John’s experience and knowledge in a wide range of areas of business and real estate law are assets to clients who require timely, innovative and strategic solutions to business or legal challenges.

John is an active participant in the community and has taken a leadership role in local and national organizations, including, among others:

  • Goodwill Industries, Ontario Great Lakes, Board Chair
  • Boler Mountain, Former President
  • Orchestras Canada , Former Board Chair
  • Orchestra London (Canada) Inc., Former President
  • London Arts Council, Former Director
  • Information London , Former Board Chair