A partner in BLG’s Financial Services Group and regional leader of the Structured Finance and Securitization Group. A leading practitioner in financial services with a focus on lending, securitization, debt-capital markets, private-equity and project/infrastructure financing. Advises Canadian and foreign institutional and alternative lenders, of as well as borrowers, on secured and unsecured lending transactions, including senior and subordinate debt and cross-border financing, cash flow financing and syndicated loans. Regularly advises note trustees, debenture trustees and collateral agents on a variety of debt-capital market issuances. Represents participants in structured finance and securitization transactions on a wide variety of asset classes (with particular experience in commercial and residential mortgage loans, credit card receivables and other trade receivables). Advises lenders, sponsors and project developers on power projects across Canada, as well as governments, sponsors, lenders and underwriters regarding the financing of Canadian public-private infrastructure projects. Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada and IFLR1000 and was named a Lexpert Rising Star in 2013. Received his MBA from the Rotman School of Management and his LLB from the University of Toronto.