Tax partner and Goodmans’ Executive Committee member. Vice-Chair of Goodmans’ Seniors Housing practice group and Co-Chair of SenbridGe, a newly launched division of Goodmans focusing on healthcare and aging. Tax and corporate law practice focusing on M&A, corporate finance, real estate and structured finance. Extensive experience advising issuers and investment dealers on the structuring and taxation of public offerings, including advising REITs, investment trusts and similar yield-oriented issuers. Recent matters include Milestone Apartments REIT’s US$2.9 billion acquisition by Starwood Capital Group; InterOil Corporation’s US$2.5 billion acquisition by Exxon Mobil; Acasta Enterprises’ $1.2 billion qualifying acquisition, the first Canadian SPAC to complete a qualifying acquisition; and Mainstreet Health Investment in its creation, the completion of over US$225 million of public offerings and the acquisition of properties in both the US and Canada. Frequent speaker in Canada and the US on going public in Canada and the tax efficient structuring of income securities. Recognized as a leading tax lawyer by Lexpert®, Best Lawyers in Canada and Chambers. Named as one of the “Top 40 Lawyers Under 40” by Lexpert® in 2006 and one of “Canada’s 20 Corporate Lawyers to Watch” in 2007.