Kirk Emery practices corporate law with a focus on complex transactions involving:
- Mergers & acquisitions, including private equity and other business combinations
- Equity financings, including venture capital and other private placements
- Commercial agreements, including supply, service, SaaS, and blockchain agreements
Kirk advises clients in various industries with a focus on the technology space including blockchain.
Kirk is counsel on domestic and cross-border transactions involving assets in Canada and elsewhere. He regularly advises US businesses on investments into Canada.
His clients include public and private companies, funds, and emerging disruptors.
His professional involvement includes serving as Managing Editor of the McGill Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy, President of the McGill Business Law Association, Vice-President of the McGill Law Students' Association, Councilor of the Students' Society of McGill University, student lecturer of the McGill Legal Ethics and Advocacy Course, Councilor of the Saint Mary's University Alumni Association, and volunteer at public interest groups.
Kirk is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association, the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society, the American Bar Association, and the New York State Bar Association.