Brian Kells


Brian practices corporate and securities law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate/commercial matters. He regularly advises clients in connection with a variety of transactions including acquisitions and divestitures, venture capital and private equity financings, joint ventures, and a broad range of securities, commercial and business law matters.

Brian remains active in the community through his board of director and officer positions, and through volunteer and pro bono engagements, and affiliations with various community associations and organizations.

Brian served for 15 years in the Canadian Army Reserves. He was deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan from 2008 to 2009.

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2016
  • J.D., University of Ottawa, 2015
  • B.Soc.Sc., University of Ottawa, 2011
  • County of Carleton Law Association
  • Treble Victor Group
Professional Activities
  • Board of Directors, Parent Resource Centre (2017-Present)
  • Caldwell Family Centre Board of Directors (2019 – 2020)
  • Ottawa-Carleton Ultimate Association Board of Directors (2013 – 2018)
Areas of Expertise