Partner and member of BLG's Securities & Capital Markets Group. Practises in the areas of securities, corporate and commercial law, focusing on domestic and offshore investment funds, investment management companies, securities regulation and regulatory compliance. Mandates predominantly involve the creation and registration of, and ongoing compliance advice to, fund management companies, and the structuring of new hedge funds, mutual funds, private equity funds and other pooled fund products, including master-feeder fund structures. Frequent writer and speaker on hedge funds, investment management issues and regulatory developments. Member and former co-Chair of the Legal and Finance Sub-Committee of AIMA Canada. Recognized most recently in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada in the field of mutual funds law and 2017 edition in the field of private funds law; and in the 2018 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Canada and 2017 edition of International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers in the area of private funds. Awarded the 2012 Canadian Hedge Fund Award for making the greatest ongoing contribution to the Canadian hedge fund industry. Graduate of the University of Ottawa Law School. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1988.