Partner in the capital markets, corporate/commercial and M&A practices. Has represented issuers and underwriters in public offerings and private placement of equity and debt securities, including some of Québec’s most active debt issuers. Has been involved in a broad range of transactions, including public company M&A, contested (hostile) transactions and private company M&A. Has developed a significant expertise in representing real estate investment trusts. Member of the firm’s China practice group and has been developing strong business relationships in China. Advises clients, including issuers, their management, boards of directors and shareholders, on compliance with securities regulations, corporate governance and shareholder activism matters. Recognized in IFLR1000 as a Rising Star in capital markets; Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada as a Lawyer to Watch in Corporate Finance; The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory in Corporate Finance & Securities and M&A; and The Best Lawyers in Canada in securities law. Founding member, Young Directors Committee, Institute for Governance of Private and Public Organizations; secretary of the board of BELLUS Health Inc. and sessional lecturer in securities regulations at McGill University.