Senior tax partner advising on tax aspects of international business ventures, corporate finance and real estate transactions. Leading adviser to Canada-based multinational groups on the tax structuring of their global investments. Counsel to some of Canada’s largest real estate development companies, REITs and financial intermediaries. Pioneer in the establishment of cross-border REITs. Represents international real estate funds on their investments into Canada. Advises on formation of international joint ventures and foreign acquisitions for Canadian clients. Acted on large-scale European, US and Latin American acquisitions. Co-editor, Essays on Tax Treaties: A Tribute to David A. Ward. Co-author, Ward’s Tax Law and Planning and of the chapter "Capital Gains on Shares Under Reorganizations" in Taxation of Companies on Capital Gains on Shares under Domestic Law, EU Law and Tax Treaties. Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating. Named in The Tax Directors Handbook's TDH250, its elite list of the world's leading tax advisers; Chambers Global; Chambers Canada; The Legal 500 Canada; The Best Lawyers in Canada; Who’s Who Legal Canada: Corporate Tax; ITR's World Tax; Expert Guides' Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Advisers. LLM, Harvard; LLB, Osgoode Hall Law School. Ontario Bar, 1980.