Kenneth R. Bandeira obtained an Honours Bachelors of Arts Degree in Law & Society from York University where he graduated with high distinction. He also attended at the University of Minho in Braga, Portugal, where he studied Portuguese Linguistics and is able to provide services to his clients in Portuguese.
While completing his undergraduate degree at York University he served as the Co-Founder of the advocacy group Wrongful Conviction Advocacy at York University which advocated for individuals convicted of serious crimes they did not commit. During his undergraduate studies he was also actively involved with the York Debating Society and the York University Portuguese Association.
Mr. Bandeira later obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Windsor. While attending at the University of Windsor he was the recipient of the distinguished Gavel Award in recognition of his exceptional legal writing and advocacy skills.
Kenneth is a passionate and result driven advocate with extensive litigation experience, particularly in the area of Family Law. He has significant experience negotiating and litigating disputes involving support, property, decision making responsibility, parenting time and parenting issues, as well as, all other legal obligations and rights that arise from marriage, cohabitation and parenting. His clients value that he sets realistic expectations and provides advice that is sincere and direct. He is always committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for his clients, whether it be through the court process, or alternatives to litigation, including negotiation and Meditation.
While Mr. Bandeira’s primary area of practice is Family Law he also maintains a diverse Wills & Estates and Residential Real Estate practice.
Kenneth has appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice, the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Landlord and Tenant Board in multiple jurisdictions across the Province of Ontario.
He is a member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario, the York Region Law Association, the Simcoe Law Association, the Simcoe County Family Lawyers’ Association and the Portuguese-Canadian Lawyers Association.