William C. Kean, K.C.


Assistant Deborah Northrup

Email dln@brentonkean.com

Direct Line (506) 633-4230

Practice Areas

Corporate/Commercial, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Real Estate

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Professional Experience

Bill received his BBA in 1988 and an LLB in 1992 from the University of New Brunswick.  He was called to the New Brunswick Bar in 1993.

Bill practices in the areas of corporate/commercial law, bankruptcy, estate planning, and real estate. He particularly enjoys advising small and medium-sized business owners and their families in such matters as financing, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, regulatory matters, governance advice, succession planning, and general legal advice.

Bill has served the legal profession as an instructor at the Bar Admission Course, as a member of the N.B. Law Society Planning Law Advisory Committee, and has presented at N.B. Law Society Continuing Legal Education programs.  He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Law Society of New Brunswick, and the Saint John Law Society.

Awards & Recognition

Bill is appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2018. Bill is listed as a leading practitioner by the publication – The Best Lawyers in Canada for his practice in the area of Real Estate Law.

Outside the Office

Bill is actively involved in the community including acting as Vice-Chair of the Rothesay Planning Advisory Committee.  Bill is married and the proud father of two.  Outside of the office, he spends much of his time on his children’s various sporting pursuits.