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 advises clients in various industries across multiple sectors on a range of regulatory and general corporate law matters. David is the co-lead of the firm’s startup group.
David ranked by Best Lawyers™ in Canada for his practice in corporate law and mergers and acquisitions law.
David is a part-time faculty member at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University where he teaches Corporate Transactions. 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.
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