Partner in the firm’s Toronto office. Practice focuses on public and private merger & acquisition transactions and capital markets transactions. Advises directors and corporations on governance matters. Recognized as one of Canada’s Most Frequently Recommended lawyers by Lexpert®/ALM Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers, and listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 in the field of securities law. Recent transactions include advising: Brookfield Capital Partners in connection with its investment in Performance Sports Group; the independent directors of GrowthWorks Canadian Fund Ltd in connection with its restructuring under Canadian insolvency proceedings; TD Waterhouse Canada in connection with the sale of its institutional services business; the syndicate of underwriters in connection with debt and equity offerings by Northland Power Inc; the special committee of the Board of Directors of RuggedCom Inc in response to a hostile take-over bid and subsequent sale of the company; Belden Inc in connection with its acquisition of Miranda Technologies Inc; Arctic Glacier Income Fund in connection with the sale of its business under Canadian insolvency proceedings; and Birch Hill Equity Partners in connection with its acquisition of HOMEQ Corporation. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1991.