Alex's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, and corporate governance. Clients value his practical approach and strategic advice and his success in helping them achieve creative solutions to their objectives.
Alex advises Canadian and international clients on public and private M&A transactions and has experience in both negotiated and unsolicited transactions. He also advises issuers on equity and debt financings, public company corporate governance, and securities law matters.
Alex has represented boards and shareholders in many shareholder activism matters and has played a central role in some of Canada’s most high-profile proxy contests. His extensive experience in corporate governance matters provides him with valuable insight as a key member of the Firm's Corporate Governance practice.
Prior to joining Blakes, Alex practised corporate and securities law at other leading law firms in Toronto and San Francisco.