Kelly O'Farrell

Kelly O'Ferrall Associate

Kelly O'Farrell


  • Osgoode Hall Law School (J.D. 2008)
  • Queen’s University (Honours B.A. 2005)
  • Queen’s University (B.Sc. 2004)

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 2009
Representative Work
  • PT Elang Mahkota Teknologi Tbk. (Emtek), an Indonesian media conglomerate, in connection with its strategic partnership with Blackberry Ltd. pursuant to which Emtek has secured a perpetual exclusive license to Blackberry’s consumer Blackberry Messenger technology.
  • Lowe's Companies in its C$3.2B friendly acquisition of Rona Inc. by way of a plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Québec).
  • China National Offshore Oil Company in its US$19.5B cash acquisition of Calgary-based Nexen Inc., including the assumption of debt.
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Speaking Engagements
  • “2015 Year in Review” presentation at Stikeman Elliott client seminar, October 6, 2015.
  • “Tax and Employment Considerations for Forfeiture and Clawback Awards” presentation at The Federated Press 13th Taxation of Executive Compensation & Retirement Course, September 24 & 25, 2015.
  • “Workplace Monitoring: What you Need to Know” presentation at Stikeman Elliott client seminar, June 6, 2013.
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