Paul practices corporate and securities law with a primary focus on initial public offerings, mortgage syndications, merger transactions and corporate governance matters. He also provides ongoing advice to public and private companies in a variety of industry sectors in connection with financings, TSX Venture Exchange listings, and mergers and acquisitions.
Paul has been selected for inclusion since the 2018 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada© for his work in Mergers & Acquisitions Law and Venture Capital Law.
Paul spent two years at the British Columbia Securities Commission in the late 1980s as a policy advisor responsible for drafting legislation and policy statements, and advising the Securities Commission on securities law matters. Paul was a member of the TSX Venture Exchange’s Local Advisory Committee for over 15 years and was a member of the Securities Commission’s Securities Law Advisory Committee for seven years.
Paul is a former director of the Canadian Listed Company Association and has served as a director and officer of a number of companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. He has co-ordinated and lectured at a number of seminars concerning securities law and stock exchange policies for the Securities Commission, The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University and Insight Conferences.
Outside of work, Paul enjoys landscape photography.
- Western University, JD + MBA, 1982
- University of Waterloo, Honours BA, 1978
- British Columbia, 1983