Brent is co-Chair of the firm's Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets Practice Group. He advises international and domestic clients on M&A, corporate finance, shareholder activism, private equity and governance matters. His practice focuses on the acquisition and sale of public and private entities through take-over bids, plans of arrangement, amalgamations, share and asset sales, joint ventures and reorganizations. Brent represents issuers and underwriters with initial and secondary public offerings and private placements of debt and equity as well as sponsors and management teams on significant equity investments and liquidity events. Acts for clients in the energy, energy services, industrial, consumer products and other industry sectors. Listed as a Leading Lawyer in the Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada and named "Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40" in 2013. Former law clerk to Mr. Justice J.C. Major, Supreme Court of Canada. Alberta Bar, 1999. LLB, 1998 and BComm, 1997, University of Saskatchewan.