Aleksandar (Sacha) Babic is a partner in Gowling WLG's Hamilton office. He acts for and advises private sector clients of all sizes — from start-ups to multinationals — in respect of all aspects of corporate and commercial law, with an emphasis on M&A, corporate organization & restructuring, and private equity. Sacha also acts for a number of public and quasi-public institutions (including universities, school boards, and hydro utilities), regularly advising such clients in respect of matters involving both traditional corporate–commercial issues and unique sector-specific issues. With close ties to such institutions and Hamilton’s research-intensive and thriving innovation ecosystem, Sacha works with start-ups across an array of industries. He is focused on helping clients take groundbreaking research to market and bridging the gap between innovation and business. In his role as a trusted adviser, Sacha strives to accelerate his clients’ growth by connecting them to opportunities. With access to a far-reaching global platform and an extensive network of connections within key industries and markets, he is ambitious for his clients' success. Sacha presently serves on the board of directors of the Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation and as a member of its Governance Committee.