Partner practising in the firm’s Toronto and Vancouver offices. Practice focuses on corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions transactions. Recent experience includes acting as lead counsel on substantial debt restructurings; cross-border and domestic mergers & acquisitions involving public and private companies (particularly in the distribution, mining, technology and resort industries); proxy contests; initial public offerings; public and private equity and debt financings; joint ventures. Significant work with pension fund and private equity clients. Former Adjunct Professor at University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law. Former member of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) Listings Advisory Committee. Admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 1988.