Has a leading practice in M&A, corporate finance and securities law. In this context, he provides advice to clients on a wide range of domestic and cross-border matters, including acquisition and defence strategy, transaction structuring and all relevant legal aspects. Is known for his regular involvement in high-profile transactions and expertise that has placed him in the top tier of his peers in terms of his exposure to complex, high-profile M&A transactions and highly contested proxy contests. Also acts on behalf of both underwriters and issuers in a broad range of capital markets transactions, including IPOs and subsequent offerings. Has built a substantial general corporate practice, advising various clients spanning the full spectrum from early-stage to billion dollar entities on issues ranging from formation to shareholder disputes and liquidity events. Recognized as a leading lawyer by The Best Lawyers in Canada for corporate, leveraged buyouts and private equity, M&A and securities law and The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory for Corporate Finance & Securities. Past member of the Ontario Securities Commission’s Securities Advisory Committee (SAC), which advises the Ontario Securities Commission on legislative and policy initiatives and capital markets trends.