Brian has a broad and varied business law practice. He represents clients in a range of industries including energy and technology and, as a member of Foglers’ Corporate Group, regularly advises on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, and other business transactions.
In addition, Brian advises clients on a variety of corporate matters including structuring, governance and statutory compliance, shareholder and director meetings, directors’ liability, and a number of business ownership matters including shareholder and partnership structures and agreements, succession planning, and creditor-proofing. Brian is also actively involved in the entrepreneurial communities of Toronto and Ottawa. He helps entrepreneurs and start-up companies establish and grow their businesses by providing advice on business structuring, fundamental start-up contracts, shareholders’ agreements, intellectual property and rounds of financing.
As a member of Foglers’ Indigenous Practice Group, Brian acts for Indigenous Communities on a variety of business matters including the formation and governance of economic development groups, impact benefit agreements, acquisition and financing transactions, and the negotiation of joint ventures, partnerships, and other commercial arrangements for a broad range of private and public sector projects.
Osgoode Certificate in Fundamentals of Indigenous Peoples and Canadian Law