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Liam Kelley

Liam Kelley
Liam Kelley Associate | Toronto
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Liam has acted as counsel to:

Business Crimes, Investigations & Compliance

  • Multinational clients in connection with international investigations related to bribery allegations in Africa, Eastern Europe, Central America and the Caribbean

  • A multinational client in connection with an internal investigation related to allegations of fraud in the U.S.

  • Multinational clients in connection with global anti-corruption and anti-fraud risk assessments

  • An Ontario public issuer in connection with an internal investigation into issues of compensation, conflicts of interest, and breach of fiduciary duty by senior management

  • Multinational clients in connection with the design and implementation of compliance programs

  • Multinational clients in the natural resources industry in respect of compliance with the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (ESTMA)

  • Public and private clients across a variety of industries in conducting anti-corruption due diligence during commercial transactions

Commercial Litigation

  • A multinational insurance company in a successful motion to set aside a default judgment

  • A public gaming company in successfully defending an application to prevent the conversion of its convertible preferred shares to common shares

  • Public companies in connection with statutory plan of arrangement proceedings

  • An oil and gas services company in respect of a multimillion-dollar construction arbitration

Professional Activities

Liam is an Adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School (York University), where he teaches an advanced course in contract remedies. Liam is also a member of the Law Society of Ontario, the Law Society of Alberta, the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association and the Calgary Bar Association.

Publications
Media Activities
  • Quoted: Lawyers Part of Anti-Corruption Training
    Law Times, October 15, 2018.
Education
Admitted to the Ontario Bar - 2018
Admitted to the Alberta Bar - 2015
J.D., Western University - 2014
B.A. (Political Science, First Class Hon.), St. Francis Xavier University - 2011
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