Paul Davis has a practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, proxy fights, corporate governance, corporate finance and business restructuring, and a broad range of securities and business law matters for both private and public issuers. Paul is the Co-Chair of the firm’s Capital Markets & M&A practice group and leads and coordinates the practice’s efforts across Canada.
His solid experience in securities and business law was gained through years in the private sector as a lawyer specializing in M&A and proxy fights; head of investment banking at a Toronto based brokerage firm; and a senior officer of public and private companies. Paul has also been on a secondment with the Ontario Securities Commission. Paul is highly regarded for providing trusted counsel on numerous high-profile proxy battles and precedent setting contested transactions and is known as one of Canada’s leading practitioners in this area. He is also recognized for his expertise in successfully dealing with boards of directors, management teams and regulatory bodies.