Kenton L. Fast

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Kenton Fast

Kenton L. Fast Partner


Services provided by Fast Law Corporation.

  • University of Manitoba, B.Sc. 1991
  • University of Manitoba, LL.B. 1995

Kent is a partner at Taylor McCaffrey LLP, practicing in the areas of Business and Real Estate Law. His primary focus includes commercial real estate, financing, business acquisitions, mergers and amalgamations, corporate reorganizations, and real estate property development. In addition, Kent represents financial institutions and businesses in foreclosure and collections. He also represents individuals in various matters including wills and estate planning, estates administration and residential real estate.

Kent works with large and small organizations across all industries. He supports his clients in a variety of areas including contract drafting, purchases and sales of businesses, business relationships among co-owners and shareholders, and businesses in transition. Kent also has a strong reputation of working with land developers, offering a variety of services from zoning agreements, development and registration of development schemes and easements, subdivisions, and planned communities. Kent brings creativity of thought and diligent pursuit of results to the teams involved in these development projects, collaborating closely with planners, surveyors, architects and developers to bring these projects to fruition.

Whether acting on behalf of commercial businesses, land developers or individuals, Kent’s focus on practical solutions is always beneficial to finding reasonable, efficient, and cost-effective solutions to the issues presented. His skills and expertise have earned Kent recognition within his field from clients and peers. It has also earned him a variety of awards including Best Lawyers™ Canada for the last ten consecutive years in the areas of Real Estate Law, Corporate Law, Commercial Leasing, and Trusts and Estates.

Memberships and Professional Designations

  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association

Volunteer & Community Involvement

  • Past member Business Advisory Council, Network South Enterprises
  • Past member and Chair, Board of Trustees, Fort Gary Evangelical Mennonite Church
  • Has performed extensively in the Winnipeg choral community including performances with the University Singers (University of Manitoba), Winnipeg Philharmonic Choir and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
  • Past member of the Board of Directors of Canzona, a baroque choral ensemble based in Winnipeg


  • Best Lawyers 18th edition (2024), 10th consecutive year – Corporate Law, Real Estate Law, Trusts and Estate, Commercial Leasing Law
  • Chown Centennial Scholarship Recipient, University of Manitoba, 1985

Best Lawyers Award Badge