- Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B,
- Queen’s University, B. Comm.,
- Ontario, The Law Society of Upper Canada
- Canadian Bar Association - Member
- The Law Society of Upper Canada - Member
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada for work in:
- Corporate Law
- Securities Law
- Who’s Who Legal : Capital Markets
- The Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada : Corporate Finance & Securities
- The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory : Corporate Commercial Law; Corporate Finance & Securities
- The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada : Corporate Commercial Law
Areas of Expertise:
- Advising Canadian Securities Transition Office on proposed derivatives regulations.
- Advising a global investment bank on the launch of a Canadian altrnative trading system.
- Advising the controlling shareholderin the Mitel IPO.
- Advising the underwriters in the Genworth Financial Canada IPO.
- Advising the underwriters in the Capital Power IPO.
- Advising the Special Committee in the Fairfax acquisition of the Northbridge minority.
- Macquarie in its acquisition of Blackmont Capital.
- Kensington Capital on its IPO of a global private equity fund of funds.
- Financial adviser to AT&T Wireless on the sale of its minority interest in Rogers Wireless.
- Financial adviser to Manulife Financial on its acquisition of John Hancock.
- Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. on its IPO and four subsequent secondary offerings, resulting in the distribution of securities with a total value exceeding $3.8 billion.
- Connors Bros. Income Fund's underwriting syndicate in the public financing of the Fund's business combination with Bumble Bee/Clover Leaf Seafoods and a follow-on public offering.
- Northbridge Financial Corporation's underwriting syndicate in its IPO and subsequent secondary offering.
- The Toronto Stock Exchange in its acquisition by means of a corporate reorganization of the Canadian Venture Exchange Inc.
- Vandenborre Technologies N.V. on its merger with Stuart Energy Systems Corporation.
- 360networks inc.'s underwriting syndicate on its cross-border IPO and TSX listing.
- Clarica Life Insurance Company's financial advisers on its demutualization and related IPO/TSX listing.
- The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.'s Canadian activities with its restructuring and IPO.
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