Partner whose practice focuses principally on mergers & acquisitions, including friendly and hostile public company transactions. Has represented acquirers, targets, controlling shareholders and committees of independent directors in some of Canada’s most significant M&A transactions. Also advises strategic and private equity buyers in private M&A transactions. He has extensive experience in cross-border transactions and across all industries, including financial services, communications and media, technology, distressed M&A, mining and energy. Advises public companies on corporate governance issues and also advises on capital markets, corporate/commercial and financial restructuring matters. Ranked by Chambers Global in band 1 for corporate/M&A; recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada; IFLR1000; Who's Who Legal Canada: Corporate – Merger and Acquisition and Who’s Who Legal Canada: Capital Markets; The Legal 500: Canada; Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada; Expert Guides' Guide to the World's Leading Banking, Finance and Transactional Lawyers.