was called to the Bar in 1983. For more than 22 years he has been primarily
advising health care providers on corporate and commercial matters, and
a variety of more specialized services within the health care field. His
clients have included individual doctors and other health care professionals,
partnerships, hospital medical staff groups, and corporate health care providers.
He has assisted physicians and other health care professionals with setting
up and maintaining corporations for use in their practices (professional
corporations, licensee corporations etc.), purchasing and selling independent
health facilities, professional practices and other health care businesses,
partnership, shareholder, cost-share and associate agreements, agreements
with hospitals and a variety of other specialized agreements in the health
care sector, and advice on hospital-related issues, independent health facility
matters, regulatory issues, and matters involving the Ministry of Health
and Long-Term Care. He has also represented corporate health care providers
on a range of matters and has advised health care industry associations.
He acts as legal counsel to specialist physician provincial associations
advising on various issues including legislative, regulatory and policy
changes affecting them, as well as internal corporate matters. He also has
provided corporate and commercial law services to non-health care business
is a frequent speaker
at conferences and seminars on a wide variety of topics relating to health
care and the law.