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Born in Haiti and raised in New Westminster, British Columbia, Paul Kennedy is an associate lawyer in Lindsay Kenney’s Langley office. Paul was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 2011 after obtaining law degrees from both the University of Windsor law school and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 2010. Paul joined LK Law in 2011 after articling at a boutique tax law firm in Vancouver.
Paul’s practice is focused primarily on corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate matters (residential and commercial), and wills and estates. Paul acts for purchasers and vendors in the purchase and sale of corporate assets or shares, and advises clients on the formation and structuring of incorporations and partnerships. He frequently drafts and negotiates all manner of corporate and commercial contracts.
In the area of real estate, Paul acts for clients regarding the purchase and sale of real property and related financing matters. He is involved in drafting, negotiating, and advising on commercial leases. Paul’s real estate experience ranges from conveyancing $200,000 townhouse units and advising on strata by-law issues, to assisting residential and commercial clients regarding expropriation matters and acting for purchasers of multi-million dollar commercial real estate.
Paul’s wills and estates practice involves drafting and advising on simple and complex wills, assisting clients with probate and estate administration matters, and implementing business succession and tax planning mechanisms such as estate freezes.
Outside of his practice, Paul is an avid sports enthusiast and a year-round hockey player who also spends time golfing, biking, and camping.
Bar AdmissionsBritish Columbia, 2011
EducationJuris Doctor, University of Detroit Mercy, Michigan, 2010 Bachelor of Laws, University of Windsor, Ontario, 2010 Bachelor of Arts (Criminology), Simon Fraser University, 2007
Memberships and AffiliationsCanadian Bar Association