John Kennedy

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John Kennedy

Past Chair

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John Kennedy is a partner with the Siskinds business law group and has extensive experience in both corporate commercial law and commercial real estate. He received an HBA from the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario and his LL.B from the University of Toronto. He was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1977.

Mr. Kennedy’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.

His experience and knowledge in a wide range of areas of business and real estate law are assets to clients who require timely input on day-to-day business decisions and negotiations during major transactions. As well as practicing law, John is an active participant in the community and has taken a leadership role in local and national organizations.

Community Involvement:

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