Phil is an experienced business law lawyer, whose practice focuses on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and securities law. Phil works with clients at all stages, from start-ups and family businesses to large cap public companies, providing clients with practical advice on a wide range of strategic transactions, including asset and share acquisitions, public and private financings and corporate reorganizations. He routinely assists clients in the negotiation and drafting of commercial agreements and provides clients with day-to-day legal advice.
Phil’s practice lends itself to a diverse array of industries, and he has previously worked with clients in the real estate, mining, health care, fintech and information technology sectors.
Professional and Industry Experience
Mergers and Acquisitions
Ontario Bar, 2009
LL.B., Western University, 2008
M.B.A., Dalhousie University, 2004
B. Comm. Dalhousie University, 2003
Capital Markets and Investing Course - 2014
Osgoode Certificate in Mining Law
Advisory Board Member, Practical Law Canada, Corporate & Commercial Transactions
Director, The Philip Smith Foundation