Ian Michael's practice is focused on corporate and securities law with an emphasis on mergers & acquisitions involving public companies and private equity investments, corporate finance and aviation infrastructure. He is a trusted advisor to boards of directors, senior executives and private equity investors in a range of industries including aviation, real estate, biosciences, and financial services. He works extensively with Chinese companies in connection with their Canadian investments and acquisitions. He is recognized by Lexpert® as a leading infrastructure lawyer in Canada for his extensive work with aviation infrastructure consortia at most international airports in Canada. Ian has previously served as a member of the Securities Advisory Committee of the Ontario Securities Commission and as a staff secondee to the Mergers & Acquisitions team of the Corporate Finance Branch at the OSC. Ian has taught mergers & acquisitions for the securities law programs at Queen's University, Western University and the University of Windsor. He is also a governor of St. Andrew's College.