Kip Cobbett has been a practicing lawyer for over 40 years. He retired as a partner of Stikeman Elliott at the end of 2014. Prior to joining Stikeman Elliott in 1992, he was President of the Entertainment Division of Astral Communications (later Astral Media). He has been a director of numerous business and charitable organizations. He is currently a director of Citibank Canada, Executive Chairman of Rex Media Capital, and Chair Emeritus of the Board of Governors of McGill University.