Michael Kilby

Michael Kilby Partner

Michael Kilby


  • University of Toronto (J.D. 2005)
  • University of Toronto (M.A. Economics 2005)
  • McMaster University (B.Arts.Sc. 2002)

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 2006
Representative Work
  • Patheon N.V., as Canadian counsel, in its US$7.2B acquisition by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
  • Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. in the acquisition of all of its outstanding shares by BCE Inc. by way of a plan of arrangement for approximately C$3.9B.
  • 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).
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  • Chambers Canada 2018 as a leading lawyer in Competition/Antitrust, with clients noting that he is a “very skilled practitioner” who is “very rigorous in his analysis.”
  • Chambers Global 2017 as a leading lawyer in Competition/Antitrust Law.
  • The Legal 500 Canada 2018 as a next generation lawyer in Competition and Antitrust Law.
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Speaking Engagements
  • “New National Security Review Guidelines”, Canadian Bar Association, Brown Bag Seminar, January 2017.
  • “Due Process in Foreign Investment Review”, Canadian Bar Association, Competition Law Fall Conference, Ottawa, October 2016.
  • “Merger Diligence – Cross-Border Compliance Considerations”, American Bar Association, Brown Bag Seminar, January 2016.
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