Partner, internationally recognized trade, investment and anti-bribery law advisor, strategist and advocate. Ranked among the best of the best, a leading trade law practitioner and at the highest level of expertise by Canadian and international directories on anti-bribery law, export/import licensing compliance, Defence Product Act requirements/audits, sanctions, Cuba blocking law, dumping/countervail investigations, customs compliance, government relations. Decades of experience leveraging previous positions as counsel with the predecessor to Global Affairs Canada, and Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) to minimize enforcement risk including voluntary disclosures and sanctions permits. Seasoned advocate before CITT/WTO/NAFTA panels and government agencies and departments. Frequent conference speaker and author. Division Chair, Public Treaty Law, ABA Section on International Law; Chair, Trade Committee, OECD business advisory committee; Vice-Chair, Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Committee, Inter-Pacific Bar Association; Co-Chair, International Affairs Committee, Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Editorial Board, Kluwers Global Trade and Customs Journal. Recipient Queen Elizabeth II Diamond and Golden Jubilee medals for service to the Canadian business community.
Year Called to the Bar:
International Trade Regulation