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Brent Kettles – Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP

Brent KettlesBrent Kettles is an associate at Lenczner Slaght.

Brent’s growing litigation practice includes advocacy in public and administrative law, employment law, commercial litigation, and professional regulation. He has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, the Federal Court and various administrative tribunals. Before joining Lenczner Slaght, he clerked at the Court of Appeal for Ontario, where he worked on civil, administrative, constitutional and criminal law appeals. Brent has also worked at a leading national law firm and spent a summer at a management-side employment law firm.

Brent is an adjunct professor of Statutory Interpretation at Osgoode Hall Law School and is a coach of Osgoode’s Gale Cup moot team. At law school, he was selected as Dean’s Fellow in criminal and property law and has served on the Senate at both the University of Calgary and York University. In 2010, Brent won the course prize in Trial Practice.

An avid participant in mooting and debating at law school, Brent won the Gale Cup Moot, represented Canada at the Commonwealth Law Moot in Hyderabad, India, and placed ninth at the World Universities Debating Championship in Botswana.