Kent is the Head of Litigation at Davies in Toronto, which received the Litigation Firm of the Year honour from Chambers Canada. He has extensive experience in complex, high-stakes litigation and has acted as lead counsel in numerous precedent-setting cases in the areas of oppression, plans of arrangement, class actions, securities, defamation, tort, competition, tax, intellectual property, and elections. A number of these cases have been decided by the Supreme Court of Canada. He has conducted many trials and appeals and appeared in courts throughout Canada, as well as in complex domestic and international arbitrations in Canada, the US, Europe, and Africa. Recognized repeatedly in, among others, Expert Guides’ Best of the Best as one of the World’s Top 30 Litigators; Benchmark as one of Canada’s Top 50 Trial Lawyers; The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; and as one of Canada’s Leading Litigation counsel in Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, Benchmark Canada, The Best Lawyers inCanada, and Who’s Who Legal: Litigation. Recipient of Martindale-Hubbell’s highest ranking for legal ability and integrity. Kent is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Society of Barristers, and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers.
On March 1, 2016, Shaw Communications Inc. (Shaw) indirectly acquired (the Acquisition) all of the issued and outstanding shares of Mid-Bowline Group Corp. (Mid-Bowline), the parent corporation of WIND Mobile Corp., pursuant to a plan of arrangement for an enterprise value of approximately $1.6 billion.