Tax partner and Goodmans’ Executive Committee member. Vice-Chair of Goodmans’ Seniors Housing practice group and co-Chair of SenbridGe, a newly launched division of Goodmans focusing on healthcare and aging. Tax and corporate law practice focusing on M&A, corporate finance, real estate and structured finance. Extensive experience advising issuers and investment dealers on the structuring and taxation of public offerings, including advising REITs, investment trusts and similar yield-oriented issuers. Recent matters include Pure Industrial REIT’s $3.8 billion acquisition by Blackstone; Milestone Apartments REIT’s US$2.9 billion acquisition by Starwood Capital Group; InterOil Corporation’s US$2.5 billion acquisition by Exxon Mobil; Tricon Capital Group’s US$1.4 billion acquisition of Silver Bay Realty Trust; and Acasta Enterprises’ $1.2 billion qualifying acquisition, the first Canadian SPAC to complete a qualifying acquisition. Frequent speaker in Canada and the US on going public in Canada and the tax efficient structuring of income securities. Recognized as a leading tax lawyer by Lexpert®, Best Lawyers in Canada and Chambers. Named as one of the “The Top 40 Lawyers Under 40” by Lexpert® in 2006 and one of “Canada’s 20 Corporate Lawyers to Watch” in 2007.