- Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B.
Alex is a commercial litigator. He has a broad-ranging practice with an emphasis on matters relating to securities and taxation. He advises issuers and shareholders in court proceedings involving shareholder remedies, corporate governance and corporate transactions. Alex also acts for market participants in respect of investigations and proceedings before numerous securities regulatory authorities. Alex is cross-appointed to Osler’s tax department and has an active tax litigation practice. He acts for taxpayers in proceedings in the Tax Court of Canada and various provincial courts. Alex frequently acts for defendants in class proceedings and proposed class proceedings, including matters concerning product liability, insurance, pensions and securities in Ontario, Nova Scotia and British Columbia. He has also acted as counsel to debtors, creditors and other stakeholders in restructuring proceedings including bankruptcies, receiverships and proceedings under the CCAA. Alex has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, as well as courts in other provinces. He has also represented clients in matters before the Ontario Securities Commission, the Financial Services Tribunal and IIROC. He is a former member of the Securities Proceedings Advisory Committee, which advises the Ontario Securities Commission on practice and procedural issues.