Partner in Toronto and Practice Group Leader of the firm’s Real Property & Planning Group. Practice focuses on real estate–related transactions, with extensive experience in structured finance, mortgage bond finance, mortgage loan insurance and securitizations. Real estate practice includes secured lending, CMHC-insured lending, construction lending, commercial leasing and the purchasing, selling, financing and developing of hotels, shopping centres, residential apartment buildings, condominiums and renewable energy projects. Has considerable experience in mortgage loan remedies, including powers of sale, foreclosures and judicial sales. Regularly advises clients on the regulatory aspects of both mortgage brokerage and real estate brokerage activities, and advises banks and other financial institutions on matters relating to mortgage forms and mortgage lending matters, including CMHC insurance. LLB, Queen’s University, 1982. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1984.