Kobi Bessin

Kobi Bessin
Torkin Manes LLP
Commercial Litigation, Corporate

Kobi Bessin, a partner with the Toronto firm Torkin Manes LLP, focuses on business and corporate/commercial law.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Huron University in 2002 and his Juris Doctor from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 2006.

Mr. Bessin went on to earn his Master of Laws in tax law from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2011. He was called to the New York Bar in 2008, the Ontario Bar in 2009, and the Washington D.C. Bar in 2010.

Handling corporate and commercial matters, Mr. Bessin has a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. He assists clients with acquisitions and sales of businesses, as well as other corporate and commercial transactions in a range of industries including the pharmaceutical and health-care sectors.

During his legal studies, Mr. Bessin was a law clerk for Chief Judge Bernard A. Friedman in the United States District Courthouse in the Eastern District of Michigan.

He is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the New York State Bar Association.

Kobi Bessin Posts

Advance preparation helps drive efficient business sales process

Selling a business is a significant undertaking — but by doing advance preparation in-house in collaboration with a team of advisers, owner/managers can ensure the process runs as smoothly as possible, says Toronto corporate lawyer Kobi Bessin. Read more

Trusted legal adviser key team member for smaller businesses

For small and medium-sized companies without in-house counsel, developing an ongoing relationship with a trusted adviser that you can turn to for assistance and guidance on a myriad of legal issues is key to driving efficiencies and ensuring compliance, says Toronto corporate lawyer Kobi Bessin. Read more

Bessin a trusted team member for business clients

In working with businesses involved in complex transactions, Toronto corporate lawyer Kobi Bessin sees himself as part of the client’s team — a head coach and trusted adviser tasked with providing valuable strategic advice. Read more