Kelsey Ivory is an Associate in the Regulated Professions and Industries Practice Group at WeirFoulds with a litigation practice focused on regulatory, administrative, and public law.

Prior to joining WeirFoulds, Kelsey practiced at a boutique professional regulation law firm in Toronto with an emphasis on the healthcare sector. In this role, she regularly appeared before professional regulatory Colleges, the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board and the Ontario Superior Court. Kelsey has experience advising on issues related to registration, complaints, and discipline, as well as judicial reviews of government decision-making and criminal matters. Kelsey summered at a boutique Indigenous law firm in Vancouver, where she assisted on matters related to constitutional and administrative law.

Kelsey graduated from Dalhousie University’s Schulich School of Law with a specialization in Health Law and Policy. Kelsey completed a placement at the IWK Health Centre during which she assisted with the development of hospital policies. Prior to her years in private practice, Kelsey worked as an Early Childhood Educator.

  • Ontario (College of Pharmacists) v Berko, 2021 ONCPDC 23.
  • College of Nurses of Ontario v Dockery, 2020 CanLII 115963 (ON CNO).
  • Ontario (College of Pharmacists) v Xu, 2020 ONCPDC 3.
  • Ontario (College of Pharmacists) v Kim, 2020 ONCPDC 29.
  • R v Whittaker, 2020 ONSC 174.
  • R v Kalair and Panchbhaya, 2019 ONSC 3471.
  • Schulich School of Law Academic Excellence Fund (2016);
  • GO Forsyth Award (2017)
  • Newsletter Editor, Ontario Bar Association, Health Law Section (2022-2023)
  • Secretary, Ontario Bar Association, Administrative Law Section (2022-2023)
Called to the Bar
  • Ontario (2018)

Education
  • J.D. Health Law and Policy, Dalhousie University, 2017
  • B.Sc., Psychology, McGill University, 2013
Affiliations
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association

Community Involvement

UHN Friendly Neighbour Hotline volunteer

Upcoming Event

Oct242022

CNAR 2022 Pre-Conference Workshops – Canadian Network of Agencies for Regulation

WeirFoulds is proud to once again sponsor the Annual CNAR Conference, Canada’s premier event in Professional Regulation. CNAR will be held as a hybrid event this year…View Event

Speaking Engagements

Speaker, "Keeping up with Health Law", Ontario Bar Association, 2021
Speaker, "LPEN Defending Professionals in Disciplinary Complaints", 2020
Speaker, "OsgoodePD Certificate in Handling Summary Conviction Offence Case", Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Ontario, 2020-2021
Guest Lecturer, "Law 602: White Collar and Cyber Crime", Toronto Metropolitan University [formerly Ryerson University], Ontario, 2020