333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1993
Partner, and co-head of the Banking & Finance Group. Represents financial institutions, non-bank lenders and public and private companies in complex domestic and cross-border lending transactions. Has been involved in several debt restructurings representing both creditors and debtors. Has worked on several financings in the Seniors Housing sector. Also represents various clients in the hospitality industry in Canada and throughout the world, including hotel owners, brand management companies and franchisors. Notable representations: the lenders with respect to GoodLife’s secured credit facilities; Sienna’s unsecured revolving credit facility and secured term credit facility; King Street Capital Management’s financing of one of Canada’s largest cannabis companies; and Stephenson's Rental Services Inc.’s term and acquisition credit facilities. Recognized as a leading banking lawyer by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Chambers Global,Chambers Canada, Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Banking Lawyers, The Legal 500 Canada, Best Lawyers in Canada and IFLR 1000. Co-author of the Canada chapters of Law Business Research Ltd.’s The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance Review and The Lending and Secured Finance Review.