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 2018 in corporate law, M&A and securities; Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2017 as a leading lawyer in Corporate/Commercial, the Lexpert® 2017 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Lexpert® Special Edition: Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers 2017 and as one of Lexpert's 2011 "Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40" in Canada. Member of the Legal Advisory Committee of the Autorité des marchés financiers. Member of the Québec Bar (2000).