- McGill University, LL.B.
- Queen’s University, B.Sc. (Hons.)
Desmond practises corporate and securities law with an emphasis on securities offerings, investment dealer regulation and public company issues. He has acted on a wide variety of matters, particularly with respect to businesses having an entrepreneurial focus, and has extensive experience advising investment dealers on securities offerings and compliance with regulations. Desmond participates in a number of practice and management initiatives at the firm, including recruitment and training.