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Law School:McGill University
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- McGill University, B.C.L.
- McGill University, LL.B
- University of Manitoba, BA
- Alberta, Law Society of Alberta
- Quebec, Barreau du Québec
- Ontario, The Law Society of Upper Canada
- Canadian Tax Foundation - Member
- International Fiscal Association - Member
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada for work in:
- Tax Law
- Counsel to Manulife Financial Corporation in its $4-billion acquisition of the Canadian-based operations of Standard Life plc. The deal combines Manulife, one of the largest insurance companies in the world, and Standard Life Canada, the country’s fifth-largest insurer.
- Maple Leaf Foods Inc. in connection with the disposition of its 90% interest in Canada Bread Company, Limited for aggregate proceeds to Maple Leaf of $1.65 billion.
- Total E&P Canada Ltd. on the agreement to sell its 49% interest in the Voyageur Upgrader Limited Partnership to Suncor Energy Inc.
- Korea Investment Corporation in its $100 million private placement investment in Osum Oil Sands Corp.
- Korea Investment Corporation on its strategic investment in Laricina Energy.
- Apache Corp. on its acquisition of a partnership and corporation holding oil and gas exploration and production properties located in Western Canada, from BP Canada Energy.
- Toronto Dominion Bank in its acquisition of Commerce Bancorp and The South Financial Group.
- Biovail Corporation in its merger with Valeant.
- NOVA Chemicals Corp. in its acquisition by International Petroleum Investment Corporation.
- Bank of Montreal in its acquisition of AIG’s Canadian life insurance business.
- Golden Crescent Investments Ltd., an affiliate of Citadel Capital, in its proposed sale of National Petroleum Company Egypt Limited, to Sea Dragon Energy Inc.
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