John is an accomplished lawyer practicing in the areas of banking, financial services, mergers & acquisitions, and corporate law. John works with several practice groups at the firm. He recognizes that collaboration is frequently the most efficient and practical way to satisfy his clients’ business needs.
John previously worked in the London office of a large global law firm, where he acted for investment banks and issuers on Eurobond financings and equity financings. He was also involved in several multi-billion dollar debt restructurings after the onset of the global financial crisis in 2008.
John has extensive experience advising clients from a wide variety of industries and sectors, including financial institutions, lenders, corporate borrowers, multi-party projects, private and public companies, and individuals. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada for Mining Law since 2017. John advises clients on the following:
- Financing transactions, including corporate credit facilities, acquisition financing, and project and infrastructure financing
- Corporate matters, including buying and selling businesses, negotiating shareholder agreements, establishing joint ventures and partnerships, and securities law rules and regulations