Chad is a partner who practises in the areas of corporate and securities law at Blakes. His primary focus is on mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate governance and continuous disclosure compliance. Chad has assisted both buyers and acquired companies in M&A transactions involving domestic and foreign parties. Chad also has extensive experience in representing publicly traded issuers listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the TSX Venture Exchange, as well as private companies and private equity investors. He has acted on behalf of underwriters and dealers in domestic and foreign public and private offerings of equity and debt. Chad acts on transactions primarily within the energy sector, and also assists clients with general corporate and commercial matters. He is consistently ranked as a leading lawyer in all major legal directories and ranking publications.