Partner and Head of the Securities Group in the Montréal office of Stikeman Elliott. His practice is focused primarily in the areas of securities, corporate finance, public and private M&A and governance matters. Assignments have included counsel to issuers and underwriters in the context of public offerings and private placements; counsel to public corporations and securities dealers in connection with securities matters, including restructurings, investment funds and derivatives; counsel to purchasers, sellers, boards of directors and financial advisors in connection with Canadian and international public M&A; counsel in connection with Canadian and international private M&A; and counsel to public corporations on corporate governance matters. He is included in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2019 as "Lawyer of the Year" in corporate law and also recognized in M&A and securities; Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2019 as a leading lawyer in corporate/commercial, the Lexpert® 2018 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada and as one of Lexpert's 2011 "Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40" in Canada. Chair of the Corporate Finance Advisory Committee of the Autorité des marchés financiers. Member of the Québec Bar (2000).