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Alan Kay

Senior Counsel
Alan Kay
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B.Comm., Saint Mary’s University (1988)
M.B.A., York University (1992)
LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School (1992)

Called to the Ontario Bar, 1994

Alan Kay is a Member of the firm’s Commercial Real Estate Department and Leasing group.

His practice focuses on commercial real estate, commercial leasing, corporate and commercial law, business acquisitions and sales, and business successions.

With over 25 years of experience, Alan acts for buyers, sellers, and institutional and private lenders in all matters relating to commercial real estate. In addition, he assists commercial landlords and commercial tenants with the drafting of leases for mixed-use premises, strip malls, and large retail spaces.

Business organizations and structures from sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited partnerships, sole-shareholder corporations, professional corporations, to family businesses, can turn to Alan for advice and drafting of shareholders’ agreements and partnership agreements.

His clients include the full spectrum of businesses from small and medium-sized enterprises, small retailers, large chain stores, to import-distributors and large corporations.

Furthermore, he acts for buyers and sellers in the sale of businesses, both in relation to asset purchases and share purchases. He also acts in corporate reorganizations, estate freezes, and business successions.

Alan’s commercial experience and thorough grasp of accounting, tax, and management concepts enable him to tailor-make his advice to suit his clients’ business objectives.



  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
Pallett Valo LLP has earned my trust and loyalty based on their extensive legal knowledge and expertise, further enhanced by their prompt service and attention to detail.
Mark Hallink