Kenneth Pimentel

Partner Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 2011

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  • Bio
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Professional Involvement
  • Selected Speaking Engagements
  • Insights
  • Education

Kenneth brings a practical, efficient and business-minded approach to every real estate and commercial leasing transaction. Acting for both landlords and tenants as well as owners, purchasers and lenders, Kenneth provides exceptional service to support his clients’ objectives.

Kenneth is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Group. His practice focuses on all facets of real estate transactions, including the acquisition, disposition, development, financing and leasing of commercial, office, retail and industrial lands. As a former litigator practising primarily in the area of commercial real estate, Kenneth also has extensive experience dealing with a broad range of commercial real estate disputes.

He was in-house legal counsel for a large international landlord, where he was involved in all aspects of drafting and negotiating retail leases for new development and re-development projects across Canada. He also provided legal support to operating shopping centres.

Awards & Recognition

  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada in the field of Commercial Leasing Law

Professional Involvement


  • International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC)
  • Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP)
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)

Selected Speaking Engagements

"Early Termination/Kick-Out Rights," ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers) Canadian Law Conference, 2024.

"Estoppel Certificates: Do They Work? What Purpose Do They Serve?  What Do They Stop?" ICSC Roundtable, 2023.

"Dealing with Tenant Defaults.  What to Do and What Not to Do," ICSC Roundtable, 2022.

The Law Society of Ontario, The Six Minute Commercial Leasing Lawyer: “Dissecting the Force Majeure Clause in the Era of Covid-19,” 2022.

"Registering Notices of Leases, Caveats, Restrictive Covenants and Other Agreements – What Is Required and When You Should Register," ICSC, 2018-2019.   

"Forfeited Corporate Property Act," ICSC Roundtable, 2018.

"Conflicts of Interest," ICSC Roundtable, 2014-2015. 


  • JD, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2010
  • MA, York University, 2007
  • BA (Hons.), York University, 2006