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Kevin J. Morley

Kevin J. Morley

Partner, Financial Services

Key Contact: Asset-based Lending

Contact Information

tel: 416.862.6488



Bar Admission

Ontario, 1987

  • University of Western Ontario, LL.B
  • With Distinction (Silver Medal)

For more than 25 years, Kevin has acted as a key advisor to numerous financial institutions, funds, export credit agencies and other credit providers. Kevin has significant experience in: multi-jurisdictional asset-based, project, acquisition, commercial, cash flow, equipment, subordinate and mezzanine financings; capital market transactions; the establishment, acquisition and divestiture of finance businesses and portfolios; and financial institution regulation and licensing. Kevin also has significant insolvency and restructuring experience, having represented creditors in connection with the restructuring or recovery of billions of dollars of debt. 

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2015: Asset-Based Lending; Banking and Finance; Equipment Finance Law
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2012 “Lawyer of the Year”, Toronto Equipment Finance Law
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2014: Asset-Based Lending (Most Frequently Recommended); Banking & Financial Institutions; Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing
  • The Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada: Asset-Based Lending; Banking & Financial Institutions
  • The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada: Asset-based Lending; Banking and Financial Institutions
  • The Lexpert – Thomson Guide to the Leading 100 Canada-US Cross Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada
  • Chambers Global:  The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business:  Banking & Finance
  • IFLR (International Financial Law Review) 1000 – The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms – Leading lawyer in banking and finance
  • PLC Which Lawyer? – Finance
  • The Legal Media Group’s Expert Guide to the World’s Leading Banking Lawyers

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers 

  • Acting on behalf of the Agents and Lenders in connection with Revolving and Term Loans to JBS Food Canada Inc. to facilitate its acquisition of the XL Foods plants.
  • Acting for Canadian and U.S. ABL Agents and First and Second Lien Term Agents in connection with Hudson's Bay Company’s acquisition of Saks Incorporated.
  • Acting for Agent and Lenders in connection with asset-based financing transaction in favour of Select Staffing.
  • Acting for Agent and Lenders in connection with TriWest Capital Partners’, Alberta Teachers' Retirement Fund’s and Northwest Capital Appreciation’s acquisition of NCSG Crane & Heavy Hauling Corporation.