Timothy Kurbis

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Timothy Kurbis

Timothy Kurbis Managing Partner


Services provided by T. A. Kurbis Law Corporation.

  • LL.B., University of Manitoba, Robson Hall (1990)

Tim has been recognized by Best Lawyers as one of the best lawyers in Canada under the category of Corporate Law, and is a past recipient of its “Lawyer of the Year” for Manitoba (2014). Tim represents businesses ranging in size from owner-managed to national and multinational, all of which receive practical, prompt advice and solutions whenever required.

Tim works closely with business owners and executives to distill a variety of complex legal issues into practical decision making. He maintains close relationships with business influencers, and has developed a network of experts across the country and in the USA. Tim has spent a career specializing in practice areas that ensure he can provide adept, executive-level counsel to his clients. In providing tailored advice, Tim helps you to understand the legal parameters around your business better so you reach organizational goals more effectively.


  • Taylor McCaffrey LLP Management Committee, Member (2006-present)
  • Canadian Centre for Child Protection, Member, Board of Directors (2011-2017)
  • Fort Whyte Foundation, Past Chair, Director and Member of Executive Committee, (2000-2009)
  • Manitoba Bar Association, Business Law Section, Past Chair and Member of Executive Committee (1996-2002)
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, National Church, Member of Court of Adjudication. ELCIC Manitoba/Northwestern Ontario Synod, Past Member of Synod Council
  • Kirchoff Gardens Seniors Residence, Past Chair, Director and Member of Executive Committee
  • Downtown Business Improvement Zone (BIZ), Past Member, Community Safety Committee and numerous Ad Hoc committees


  • University of Manitoba Faculty of Law, Business Planning and Finance Law (2001-2004)
  • Lecturer/Presenter on topics relating to insolvency law and business law for the Law Society of Manitoba, INSIGHT, Canadian Insolvency Practitioners Association, Manitoba Bar Association, and others
  • National Presenter, Canadian Bar Association – Share and Asset Purchase Considerations and Strategies


  • Timothy Kurbis was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in Canada 2021 in the field of Corporate Law (since 2009)


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Articles and Resources by Timothy Kurbis

Resources by Timothy Kurbis

Shareholder Agreements – Issues and Considerations in Drafting and Approach

2013 | 04 | 17

The content of this paper is concerned primarily with small business corporations with fewer than ten shareholders. As such, matters typically related to larger entities such as foreign ownership and securities regulation are touched upon, if at all, in only a cursory way.