Practice focuses on commercial law in the areas of finance, commercial real estate, renewable energy assets and projects, and securitizations. Extensive experience in lending and bond financing transactions, joint ventures and the acquisition and financing of businesses, real estate, energy assets and mortgage portfolios. Experience includes advising both lenders and borrowers on international financing transactions and has acted in many public transactions involving REITs and public bond offerings. Has worked on transactions with Brookfield Asset Management and each of its energy, property and infrastructure platforms, and First Capital Realty on its acquisitions, joint ventures, financings and development projects over the years. Also worked with many of the Canadian lending institutions and their advisory groups. Ontario Bar, 1990. LLB, 1988, University of Toronto. BSc, 1985, University of Toronto.