Partner in the Business Law Group in the firm’s Vancouver office. Practice focuses on corporate finance and merger & acquisition transactions. Acts for private and public corporations (particularly in the biotechnology and technology industries), investment dealers, and investment funds. Recent experience includes cross-border and domestic mergers & acquisitions; initial public offerings; public and private equity and debt financings; takeover bids; proxy contests; joint ventures, joint development and commercialization arrangements; and advising boards of directors and their committees regarding transaction and governance matters. Has lectured on mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance, disclosure, and public corporation matters. Admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 2001.