Counsel in the firm’s Vancouver office. Emphasis on complex commercial real estate matters, acquisitions, financings, work-outs and general strategic advice. Extensive work with major public/private real estate developers and real estate investors, including pension funds and REITs dealing with commercial income properties. Expertise in commercial investment property and in representing developers of large residential and mixed-use projects and private-equity lenders providing subordinated debt for development projects. Extensive experience preparing and negotiating documentation for projects structured as partnerships or joint ventures and in ancillary management and other service agreements. Recognized as a leading practitioner of real estate law in Chambers Global; International Who’s Who of Real Estate Lawyers; The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada. Listed as a Star Individual in the area of Real Estate by Chambers Canada in 2019. Also named in 2009 and 2017 as lawyer of the year for Vancouver real estate and 2016 lawyer of the year for Vancouver project finance by The Best Lawyers in Canada. Admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 1979. Appointed QC in 2005.