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
- Corporate governance, including shareholder and partnership agreements
- Commercial agreements, including supply and service agreements
Kirk advises in a range of industries with an emphasis on the technology space.
Kirk is counsel on domestic and cross-border transactions involving assets in Canada and elsewhere. He regularly advises US businesses on North-bound investments.
His clients include public companies, investment funds, family businesses, and emerging disruptors.
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.
Kirk's professional involvement includes serving as Managing Editor of the McGill Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy, President of the McGill Business Law Association, student lecturer of the McGill Legal Ethics and Advocacy Course, Vice-President of the McGill Law Students' Association, Councilor of the Students' Society of McGill University, Councilor of the Saint Mary's University Alumni Association, and volunteer at public interest groups.