Clients appreciate 大卫’s practical approach to providing legal advice; an approach that considers how the advice he provides will fit with each client’s overall business plan, business objectives and compliance requirements.
大卫 is a partner in our 温哥华 office and Co-Chair of our National 生命科学 Group. He practises in the areas of corporate/commercial law, securities and corporate finance with a focus on financings, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. 大卫 specializes in the 生命科学, 技术, 金融科技, and Consumer Products and 零售industries.
大卫 regularly advises private and public issuers and dealers on cross-border, U.S. and domestic public and private offerings of equity and debt, including initial public offerings, bought deal financings and secondary offerings. He also advises public companies on general securities law matters, including continuous disclosure obligations and other regulatory compliance issues. 大卫 regularly acts for Canadian, U.S. and international acquirers and targets on domestic and cross-border merger-and-acquisition transactions and take-over bids. He also advises Canadian and U.S. venture capital investors in connection with the structuring and implementation of domestic and cross-border investments.
Not every deal is cookie cutter. That’s why one of the attributes clients value most about 大卫 is his ability to think outside the box. Drawing on his depth of experience, 大卫 is known for originating creative solutions to complex challenges. Clients also appreciate 大卫’s commitment to being responsive. He takes pride in maintaining consistent correspondence with the clients he works with and returning their inquiries in a timely fashion.
Often 大卫 is invited to share his knowledge and perspective of the legal landscape. Over the course of his career, he has provided his insights via a number of forums, including lecturing at CGA Professional Development 研讨班 and various modules of the Chartered Director Program provided by The Directors College. He is also a contributor to the E-Carswell Securities Law Update and the Annotated British Columbia Securities Legislation distributed by LexisNexis Canada.
大卫 received a BA from the University of British Columbia in 1996 and his LLB, with distinction, from the 艾伯塔大学 in 2000. He was called to the British Columbia bar in 2001 and is a member of the British Columbia Branch of the Canadian Bar Association, Securities Law Section, British Columbia Branch of the Canadian Bar Association, Canadian Investor Relations Institute and the Association of Corporate Growth.