Partner in the mining, mergers & acquisitions, capital markets and corporate governance practices. Practice focuses on public and private mergers and acquisitions, both negotiated and unsolicited. Has significant public company transactional experience in the mining sector. Diverse mining practice also includes advising clients on significant mining asset acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, royalty and metals streaming transactions, private equity investment transactions, proxy contests, and equity and debt corporate finance. Experience in acting for both bidders and target companies in solicited and unsolicited public take-over bids and privately negotiated acquisitions in a variety of industries. Frequent writer and speaker on mining law, governance issues and joint ventures. Recognized in Chambers Global in projects: mining (Latin America); Chambers Canada in energy: mining; and The Best Lawyers in Canada in mergers & acquisitions law. Named a Corporate Lawyer to Watch in the Lexpert® 2010 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada and a 2009 Lexpert Rising Star. Honoured with the Lexpert Zenith Pro Bono Award. LLB, University of Toronto (1997). Ontario Bar, 1999.