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Kobi Bessin

Tel: 416 643 8805  Fax: 1 844 842 9185
Email: kbessin@torkinmanes.com

Kobi is an associate in our Business Law Group. Kobi’s practice focuses on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. He assists clients at all stages to formulate, negotiate and implement the structure of acquisitions or sales of businesses and other corporate and commercial transactions. He has experience with a variety of transactions including share and asset acquisitions and dispositions, debt and equity financings and corporate reorganizations and has also assisted borrowers and lenders with secured lending facilities and loan transactions. By working closely with his clients, Kobi is able to provide comprehensive and efficient legal counsel.

Kobi also works closely with start-up companies in all stages of their growth, especially through various start-up incubators and accelerators. His own entrepreneurial spirit enables him to understand the pressures and challenges that young companies face and is able to assist them in acquiring a sound understanding of the legal, financial, and regulatory frameworks for their operations.

  • Canadian Bar Association (CBA)
  • American Bar Association (ABA) 
  • Ontario Bar Association (OBA)
  • New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
  • District of Columbia Bar (DCB)

Services

Credentials

  • Called to the Washington, D.C. Bar, 2010 
  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2009  
  • Called to the New York Bar, 2008

Education

  • LL.M. (Tax), Osgoode Hall Law School, 2012
  • J.D., University of Detroit Mercy Law School, 2006
  • B.A. (Political Science), The University of Western Ontario, 2002