Whether you’re buying or selling a home, or need your business affairs reviewed, call us in London, Ontario and speak with one of our friendly, approachable Lawyers. Have a look at our services, send us an email, and visit us in the Forest City. There are many ways to get started. Kelly & Hayes wants to help you! Thomas J Kelly & Alexander B Kelly are at your service.



Thomas Kelly

President & Co-Founder /

Tom was born and raised in the Beaches area of East Toronto. Tom attended the University of Toronto where he obtained an honours degree in bio-chemistry and a Bachelor degree in commerce. He subsequently received his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Windsor and was called to the bar in London in 1978. He opened his first practice in partnership with a classmate in London, Ontario with the primary emphasis on Corporate, Commercial, Real Estate, Wills and Estate Planning and has continued that emphasis to the present date. Tom is married and has four children.

Richard Hayes

Lawyer /

Rick has been practicing law in London, Ontario since his call to the bar in 1979, first as an associate and then as a partner in a medium sized London law firm. The emphasis of his general practice has been residential and commercial real estate, particularly mortgages, foreclosure and powers of sale, will and estates and corporate law. Rick is currently teaching law at Fanshawe Community College and conducts a course offered through London Parks and Recreation, entitled "Purchasing a Home." He is President of the St. George's Home and School Association and the Secretary of the Audio Tactile Network, a non-profit computer training group. Rick is married and has two children. Rick retired on July 1, 2012, and Alex Kelly has since taken over his practice.

Alex Kelly

Lawyer /

Alex was born and raised in London. He attended the University of Guelph where he obtained an honours degree in Bachelor of Computing with a Co-op specialization. Post-graduation he lived in Ireland for eight months, before getting his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Western Ontario. He articled at Kelly Hayes & Kilpatrick before being called to the bar in 2012, and taking over the clients of Richard Hayes.

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