About David

David has a broad practice, spanning mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities, venture capital financing, corporate law, intellectual property, information technology, sports and entertainment and privacy. He has extensive experience in establishing business structures and the negotiation of various corporate and commercial agreements, including asset and share purchase agreements, IP licensing and royalty arrangements, IT outsourcing agreements, franchise agreements and joint venture agreements. He also acts for both minority and majority shareholders in legal and commercial disputes. David is consistently ranked by Best Lawyers™ in Canada for his practice in corporate and M&A law.

David is a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, the Law Society of Ontario and the Canadian Bar Association.

David is a graduate of the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University. Prior to law school, David attended the University of British Columbia where he was a four-year student athlete on the varsity baseball team.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized by Best Lawyers® Canada for his practice in Corporate Law (since 2021) and in Mergers and Acquisitions Law (since 2021)


  • J.D., Dalhousie University (2011)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), University of British Columbia (2006)

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario (2012)
  • Nova Scotia (2016)


  • English