Liam maintains a diverse practice that includes white collar crime defence, internal investigations, anti-corruption compliance, complex commercial disputes and securities litigation. He is an Adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School (York University) and has appeared as counsel before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta.
Liam is a key member of the Blakes Business Crimes, Investigations & Compliance group. He has extensive experience with internal investigations and defence work related to corruption, fraud, insider trading, environmental offences and campaign finance. He also regularly advises clients on compliance with domestic and international anti-corruption legislation, and he assists large corporate clients with global anti-corruption and anti-fraud risk assessments.
Liam has conducted anti-corruption trainings for multinational companies and pro-bono clients, including for prosecutors and enforcement authorities in Zimbabwe.
Prior to joining Blakes, Liam spent time in Europe working in international sports arbitration, where he was involved with several matters before the Court of Arbitration for Sport. He also worked as a case manager for the Sport Solution legal clinic at Western University, where he advised Canadian national team athletes on a variety of sport-related disputes.