Margaret M. Kim

Crown Counsel, Ontario Ministry of Attorney General Civil Law Division, Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

Margaret Kim is an international trade and investment lawyer at Bennett Jones LLP. She advises Canadian and international clients on a broad range of trade and investment matters, including trade remedies, trade and investment agreements (including NAFTA/CUSMA, CETA and the WTO agreements), customs, economic sanctions, export and import controls, anti-corruption, and other cross-border/cross-pacific issues.  

Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Margaret practiced at another national law firm in the area of competition/antitrust and foreign investment. She has also worked in the Legal Vice-Presidency Unit of the World Bank in Washington, D.C.  

Margaret obtained her dual Canadian / American J.D. from the University of Ottawa and the American University Washington College of Law. While attending law school, she competed in the ELSA WTO Moot Court Competition and the Inaugural Global Antitrust Institute Invitational. She also served as a Senior Articles Editor of the Administrative Law Review, and worked as a Research Assistant for Professor Michael Geist at the University of Ottawa’s Centre for Law, Technology and Society.  

Margaret currently sits on the Executive Committee of the Ontario Bar Association’s International Law Section, and is actively involved in the Korean Canadian Lawyers Association and the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers