Partner in BLG's Financial Services Group, practising in Montréal and Toronto. Specializes in banking, secured and unsecured debt financing, project finance, debt and corporate restructuring, and bankruptcy and insolvency matters, as well as venture capital financing. Represents Canadian and foreign lenders and loan syndicates in numerous syndicated financing transactions (including multi-jurisdictional cross-border loans) and in many bankruptcy and insolvency restructuring matters involving Canada and multiple jurisdictions. Writer and speaker on the subjects of financing, security, and bankruptcy and insolvency. Recognized in Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, The Legal 500 Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Who’s Who Legal and IFLR1000. Adjunct Professor of bankruptcy and insolvency at McGill University’s Faculty of Law since 1985. Member of the Quebec Regional Board of the Nature Conservancy of Canada. Former lecturer on business law at McGill University’s Faculty of Management (1982–1994). Member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada, IBA, INSOL International and the American Bankruptcy Institute. Called to the Québec Bar in 1981 and Ontario Bar in 1988. Toronto Tel: (416) 367-6332.