Abbasali (Ali) Kermalli

Partner, Business Law, KPMG Law LLP

KPMG in Canada

Ali’s practice focuses on commercial transactions, particularly mergers and acquisitions, as well as commercial financing including comprehensive debt and equity financings, corporate governance, compliance and complex corporate matters.

Ali previously served as a senior partner at a prominent Toronto law firm, and also as senior in-house counsel and strategic legal advisor for two international organizations. His unique background provides a client focused vantage point and positions Ali as a trusted advisor in resolving his clients’ business challenges. Clients value Ali’s actionable solutions and tailored advice, seeing him as genuinely committed to their success. 

Ali has provided counsel for high-profile transactions and his contributions have been featured in Lexpert magazine’s “Big Deals” and the National Post.

  • Ontario Year of Call, 2002

  • LL.B., York University, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 2001

  • BBA, Schulich School of Business, York University, 1998

  • Adjunct Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School

  • Co-Chair, Law Society of Ontario Business Law Refresher