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Kenneth Beallor

Tel: 416 643 8818  Fax: 1 888 312 0067

A partner in our Commercial Real Estate Group, Ken specializes in commercial leasing and the sale, acquisition and financing of commercial property. He acts for leading developers, retailers, landlords, and tenants in retail, office and industrial properties, including leasing of build-to-suit office and industrial properties, shopping centre leasing and acting on sale and lease-back transactions. Ken also has expertise negotiating construction contracts, having negotiated the construction contract for one of downtown Toronto’s largest mixed-use entertainment centres. Ken was formerly corporate counsel for The TDL Group Ltd. (Tim Hortons), where he headed their real estate legal department.

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory - Property Leasing (2014-Present)
  • 2005 team recipient of “Rex Award” for office lease of the year
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada© - Real Estate Law (2018) 
  • The Art of Negotiation: More Than You Bargained For

    2018 International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Canadian Shopping Centre Law Conference

  • Extreme Weather: A Review of Damage and Destruction Provisions

    Speaker at the LSUC's The Six-Minute Commercial Leasing Lawyer Event, February 15th 2018

  • Landlord’s Rights and Remedies in a Commercial Lease, A Practical Guide (2nd Edition)

    Co-Editor, Canada Law Book

  • ICSC Canadian Law Conference

    Executive Committee Member

  • Leases and Other Big Real Estate: Danger Zones and Hidden Hazards

    Keynote Speaker, Canadian Corporate Counsel Association – Manitoba Chapter

  • The Six-Minute Commercial Leasing Lawyer

    Presenter, Canada’s Model Code of Professional Conduct: Avoiding Conflicts –The New Conflict of Interest Rules in Ontario

  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Law Conference


  • 9th Commercial Real Estate Leases Course

    Course Leader, Federated Press

  • Keeping it Real

    Look Before You Leap: Six Issues to Consider before Buying a Business, Torkin Manes Annual Business Law Seminar

  • Communication breakdown: How to manage cost recoveries under commercial leases and avoid nasty surprises

    Torkin Manes Focus - Fall 2010

More Speaking & Writing
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • NAIOP – Commercial Real Estate Development Association – Greater Toronto Chapter
  • 2010 Real Leasing Conference Planning Committee
  • Avenue Road Hockey League - Coached house league
  • North Toronto Baseball Association - Coached house league and select baseball teams



  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 1991


  • LL.B., York University Osgoode Hall Law School, 1989