155 Wellington St W
Toronto, ON M5V 3J7
Phone: (416) 367-6921
Fax: (416) 863-0871
E-mail: [email protected]

Derek advises clients on a broad range of corporate matters, including banking, private equity, corporate finance, public-private partnership transactions, corporate reorganizations and general corporate matters. He works in close partnership with his clients, advising banks, private equity firms, manufacturing and service businesses of all sizes—in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia. He has significant expertise advising on major syndicated credit facilities, acting for both borrowers and lenders. Derek regularly consults on public-private infrastructure projects and acts in diverse sectors, including real estate, manufacturing, consumer goods, mining, and renewable energy. Derek teaches the Advanced Business Law course at Osgoode Hall Law School and has also lectured at Western University and University of Toronto Faculty of Law. Select Recognition: Chambers Canada; IFLR1000; Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada; Who’s Who Legal: Banking; Lexpert® Special Edition: Canada’s Leading Infrastructure Lawyers and Lexpert® Special Edition: Canada’s Leading Energy Lawyers.

Year Called to the Bar:1998 (ON)
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