Partner, Executive Committee member and Chair of the firm’s Capital Markets practice. Extensive practice in capital markets, M&A, private equity and corporate governance. Ranked as one of the two top capital markets lawyers in Canada. Has acted as lead counsel on many significant transactions, and played a key role in the development of Canada’s real estate capital markets, the country’s seniors housing sector, and domestic and cross-border IPOs for a broad range of businesses. Advises boards and activist shareholders on corporate governance and proxy contests. Clients include public and private companies, investment banks, and private equity and investment funds. Was retained by Industry Canada to lead a major governance study. Recognized as a leading lawyer by Lexpert®, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Chambers, IFLR1000, The Legal 500 Canada, Euromoney and Law Business Research. MBA and LLB (Gold Medallist). Founding Chairman of the Canada Africa Chamber of Business. Member of the Corporate and Securities Advisory Board for Practical Law and author of The Canadian REIT Handbook.