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Kyle Morrow Ottawa Lawyer

Kyle Morrow

Associate Fasken
Every person who engages political officials should identify and mitigate against potential legal and reputational risks.
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2017
Language(s) English
Office(s) Ottawa


Kyle Morrow maintains a broad public law practice, focused primarily on political law, anti-bribery and corruption law, and criminal and quasi-criminal law. Kyle advises clients on their compliance obligations at the municipal, provincial, and federal levels of government in the areas of lobbying, campaign finance, conflicts of interest, public sector ethics and procurement, anti-bribery and corruption, whistleblowing, and access to information.

Kyle routinely assists clients in drafting policies, procedures, and internal controls, which minimize exposure to legal and reputational risks. He also routinely conducts compliance audits, reviews, and investigations. Kyle also defends clients who are being investigated or prosecuted for criminal or quasi-criminal offences under the Criminal Code, the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act, the Canada Elections Act, the Conflict of Interest Act, and the Lobbying Act. These offences include: bribery, fraud, illegal lobbying, obstruction of justice, influence peddling, and breach of trust.

He has defended clients in proceedings before the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying for Canada, the Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner for Canada, the Office of the Commissioner of Canada Elections, the Office of the Integrity Commissioner for Ontario, the Office of the Lobbyist Registrar for British Columbia, and the Office of the Ethics Commissioner for Alberta. He’s also been exposed to proceedings in the Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice, having previously interned with a prominent criminal defence firm.

Kyle routinely prepares clients for testimony before legislative and parliamentary committees, including the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics and the House of Commons Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates.

He currently sits on the executive for the Canadian Bar Association’s Law of Lobbying and Ethics Committee and the board of directors for Lupus Ontario. He also currently teaches in the Clayton H. Riddell Graduate Program in Political Management at Carleton University. His university course focusses on parliamentary law and procedure, including on the concepts of parliamentary privilege and contempt.

Kyle is interested in public policy and politics. He has volunteered on election campaigns in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, and Nova Scotia. He also previously volunteered in the Office of the Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada. In his spare time, Kyle enjoys reading, writing, swimming, curling, scuba diving, hiking, and travelling.


  • Recognized as Ones to Watch in Administrative and Public Law in Ottawa, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 to 2024
  • Martin Mason Memorial Award in Constitutional Law, University of Ottawa 2016

Career & Education


  • J.D. (Cum Laude) University of Ottawa
  • B.A. Hons. (First Class Honours) St. Francis Xavier University

Community involvement

  • 2023 to present Member, Board of Directors Lupus Ontario

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member Ontario Bar Association
  • Member Canadian Bar Association
  • Member American Bar Association


Fasken Institute


Speaking Engagements

Speaker Protecting Your Company in the Age of Conflict: An Overview of Public Sector Ethics Laws, Lobbying Laws and Conflict of Interest Laws Fasken Toronto Symposium (8th Edition) location location Toronto, ON


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