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Kobi Bessin

Tel: 416 643 8805 Fax: 1 844 842 9185

Kobi is a partner in our Business Law Group. His practice focuses on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance.

Kobi acts as a trusted advisor for his clients and his experience includes the successful completion of numerous complex transactions. He provides sound counsel at all stages to formulate, negotiate and implement the structure of acquisitions or sales of businesses, as well as other corporate and commercial transactions. He has experience across a wide array of industries and is particularly active in the pharmaceutical and health care sectors.

By working closely with his clients, Kobi is able to provide valuable strategic advice, always focused on completing the transaction or task at hand while delivering on his clients’ business goals and objectives.

In 2018, Kobi was recognized as a leader in his field in The 2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.


Awards & Recognition



Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory


  • LL.M. (Tax), Osgoode Hall Law School, 2012
  • J.D., University of Detroit Mercy Law School, 2006
  • B.A. (Political Science), The University of Western Ontario, 2002


  • Called to the Washington, D.C. Bar, 2010 
  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2009  
  • Called to the New York Bar, 2008

News & Media

In the News

Azelis strengthens its presence in Canada through the acquisition of Chemroy

On March 11, 2019, Azelis, a leading specialty chemical supplier operating globally, announced it has acquired Chemroy, a Canadian distributor of spec...
Mar 27, 2019

Congratulations to our lawyers recognized in The 2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

Congratulations to our lawyers recognized in the 2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
Apr 12, 2018

Torkin Manes welcomes 4 new partners

We are pleased to announce that Kobi Bessin, Wesley Isaacs, Ryan Hauk and Lindsay Kantor have been admitted to the partnership.
Jan 8, 2018
In the News

Give & Go Prepared Foods acquires Create-a-Treat Ltd., NAFTA Foods and Packaging, and related entities

Lexpert Magazine On July 29, 2016, Give & Go Prepared Foods Corp. (“Give & Go”) completed the acquisition of Create-a-Treat Ltd., NAFTA Foods and P...
Dec 15, 2016