Jeff is widely recognized as one of Canada's leading M&A lawyers. He has advised purchasers, targets and special committees on many of Canada's most significant M&A transactions, and has extensive experience in both negotiated and unsolicited transactions. He also advises public companies on corporate governance, shareholder activism and securities law matters, and in connection with public offerings of equity and debt securities. He has experience in a wide range of industries, including mining, media and telecommunications, real estate, financial services, power generation and retail/consumer products.
Jeff has served as a Practice Group Leader and on various committees at Blakes, including the Firm's Executive Committee. He is a director of the Canadian Opera Company.