Partner in the Tax Group at Goodmans.Practice encompasses all aspects of income taxation that arise in corporate and commercial transactions, with an emphasis on M&A, corporate finance and real estate transactions both domestically and internationally. Has extensive experience advising REITs, private equity funds and other yield-oriented issuers on tax matters. Recent transactions include: Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust’s $3.8 billion acquisition by Blackstone Property Partners; Mood Media Corporation’s going private transaction involving Apollo Global Management LLC and GSO Capital Partners as sponsors; NorthWest Healthcare Properties REIT’s acquisition of Generation Healthcare REIT, an Australian publicly listed REIT; and CNL Properties Inc.’s Canadian portfolio sale to Och-Ziff Real Estate. Author of a number of articles on a variety of income tax matters including the taxation of REITs and the SIFT rules. Member of the Ontario Bar Association, the Canadian Tax Foundation and works closely with the Joint Committee of Taxation in connection with REIT and land transfer tax matters. Recognized in 2017 as one of "Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40." Obtained his LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2004 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2005.