Partner and member of BLG's Securities & Capital Markets Group. Practises in the areas of corporate, commercial and securities 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 offshore funds advised by Canadian investment managers. 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 2016 editions of The Best Lawyers in Canada in the fields of mutual funds law and private funds law; and in the 2016 editions of Who’s Who Legal: Canada and 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.