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Ken Dhaliwal

Dentons Canada LLP

Ken Dhaliwal, Dentons Canada LLP

Ken Dhaliwal is a Partner in Dentons’ Toronto office and has been practising entertainment law for over 20 years. Ken focuses on the areas of media, entertainment and intellectual property law. Ken’s national and international film, television and online clients are involved in a wide range of activities from financing to production and distribution. Ken acts for independent producers, Canadian and foreign broadcasters, major Hollywood studios, online providers, television and film distributors, banks, private equity, as well as creators and artists. In assisting his clients achieve their transactional goals, Ken brings his extensive industry experience, balanced approach and goal-oriented focus. He frequently advises them on the areas of Canadian tax incentives, which he combines with international incentives, treaty co-productions and co-ventures, and structuring productions to maximize the benefits of these programmes. His experience also extends to working directly and extensively with Canadian guilds and governmental and private agencies on behalf of his Canadian and foreign clients. In 2015, Ken was awarded a Crystal Mentorship award from Women in Film and Television-Toronto.

Year Called to the Bar:1993 (ON)