Patrick O'Kelly

Patrick J. O'Kelly Partner

Patrick O'Kelly


  • University of Toronto (LL.B. 1982)

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 1984
Representative Work
  • The Special Receiver of Livent Inc. in securing a C$84.75M judgment against its former auditors.
  • Fairfield Sentry in its lawsuit against its auditor arising out the demise of Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme.
  • Timminco Inc., in successfully defending a statutory secondary market liability claim.  This precedent-setting case interpreted the applicable limitation period for seeking leave to bring such actions.
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  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 in Class Action Litigation and Director and Officer Liability Practice.
Speaking Engagements
  • “After Trial – Preserving the Record and Using it on Appeal”, Electronic Trials, The Advocates Society, June 2016 (panellist).
  • “Cross-Border Issues for Litigators”, The Advocates Society, September 2016 (panellist).
  • “Recent Development in Canadian Securities Class Actions: Secondary Market Liability”, Stikeman Elliott seminar, Toronto, November 2010, (panellist).
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