Partner and member of BLG's Corporate Commercial Group. Practises corporate and commercial law, specializing in the areas of acquisitions and divestitures, mergers and reorganizations, corporate structures and corporate governance. Extensive experience with a wide variety of mergers & acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, joint ventures, partnership and shareholder agreements. Advises upon and implements complex corporate reorganizations and structures. Advises in connection with corporate and shareholder disputes. Acts in commercial transactions involving government corporations and agencies. Advises boards of directors and executive officers on a variety of corporate governance issues, personal responsibilities and liability risks and best practices. Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada. Earned LLB from the University of British Columbia. Called to the British Columbia Bar in 1982.