Sean practices corporate/commercial and securities law, with a focus on advising and working in both the public and private market context. He has acted for companies at various stages of development, including owner-operated businesses, Canadian public companies and foreign entities setting up to do business in Canada.
Sean has assisted with the listing and the maintenance of TSX Venture publicly-traded companies (including forming CPC’s), asset and share acquisitions (both cross-border and domestic), RTOs, equity and debt financings, and corporate restructurings, as well as general corporate governance-related matters.
In addition to his corporate /commercial and securities law practice, Sean is available to act on behalf of intended parents, surrogate mothers, egg donors, sperm donors, donor recipients, and other matters involving reproductive technologies.
Sean also provides legal services to charities and not-for-profit entities relating to their respective incorporation, registration and maintenance. Sean is presently active with a few charities including Foundations for Education, a Canadian-based charity which raises funds to provide educational scholarships to Mayan students in rural Guatemala.
Sean has a working knowledge of Spanish and has spent time working for a business law firm in Mexico City. Sean has also completed several Canadian Securities Institute courses and is currently in the process of completing a Masters of Laws (Securities) at Osgoode Hall (York University). Sean received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Manitoba. Upon graduation, he started and, for several years, successfully ran entrepreneurial ventures in Winnipeg and Calgary. Upon returning to university, Sean obtained a Masters of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree, both from the University of Manitoba.