Partner announcement

Pallett Valo Appoints Alan Kay as Partner

January 8, 2024

Pallett Valo LLP, a respected law firm recognized for excellence across Ontario, is pleased to announce that Alan Kay has become a partner effective January 1, 2024.

Alan joined the firm in March 2021 as a member of the Commercial Real Estate Practice. He holds a B.Com. from Saint Mary’s University, an M.B.A. from York University, and an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School.

Alan’s practice focuses on commercial real estate, commercial leasing, corporate and commercial law, business acquisitions and sales, and business successions.

With nearly 30 years of experience, Alan acts for buyers, sellers, and institutional and private lenders in all matters relating to commercial real estate. He also assists commercial landlords and tenants with the preparation and negotiation of retail, office, and industrial leases, and other tenancy matters.

Steven Pordage, Head of Pallet Valo’s Commercial Real Estate Practice, says, “Alan has extensive knowledge of the real estate sector and wide-ranging experience in this field. His promotion to partner is well-deserved. I’m looking forward to his contribution to the firm’s partnership.”

Pallett Valo LLP

Pallett Valo, a respected law firm recognized for excellence across Ontario, has roots in the community reaching back to 1948. We have been recognized by our peers as a Top 10 Ontario Regional Law Firm in consecutive biannual surveys by Canadian Lawyer magazine. We have built our reputation by both protecting and growing the business assets of our clients and by offering a refreshingly distinct Right-sized Thinking® approach to service. We take the time to understand your business and industry environment and then apply our expertise, experience and entrepreneurial spirit to make the difference. We measure our success by the success of our clients. Right-sized Thinking® is built on a solid foundation of values that we apply both inside the firm and through our dealing with clients. We strive to incorporate our firm values of Excellence, Integrity and Respect into everything we do, and we believe this is what sets us apart as a law firm, and as people.

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Alan Kay

Pallett Valo LLP

Law School

Osgoode Hall Law School

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Real Estate