In a fiercely competitive market, carefully crafted and tailored legal advice is critical to the success of any business. Across a range of businesses of all types and sizes, these entities are seeking the right lawyers who will help them achieve their entrepreneurial goals.

David’s nearly 20 years of experience as a corporate, finance, and M&A lawyer makes the road to achieving those goals a smooth journey for his clients. His practice in a variety of core sectors in British Columbia allows them to feel at ease knowing he has broken down the complexities of business structuring and corporate transactions into simple, easy-to-understand components.

David specializes in delivering advice on significant corporate transactions for many privately-owned businesses, and has also developed a particular expertise in the technology sector, helping companies generate revenue with their intellectual property or helping them to acquire the technology they need.


Private equity finance transactions Purchase and sale of businesses
Corporate structuring and reorganizations Shareholder and partnership agreements
Commercial contracts Licensing, distribution, managed services and alliance agreements
Professional services agreements Channel partner and distribution agreements
Web and mobile content

As a certified Family Enterprise Advisor™, David also provides legal advice to enterprising families, taking into account the unique needs and characteristics of their business activities. Delving into the needs of multi-generational entrepreneurial families, this prestigious certification ensures David’s clients receive advice specifically suited to their personal and business needs.

In a market which is increasingly fast-paced, clients are seeking legal advice on demand. David delivers successful results on behalf of his clients, and delivers them on schedule and on budget. He accomplishes this by proactively providing solutions, working tirelessly to serve the interests of his clients, and communicating with his clients at every step of the process.

The most rewarding and fulfilling aspect of David’s work is when his clients tell him they have received significant value for his services. He is inspired by the desire of his clients to achieve their dreams, and takes pride in partnering with them to realize those dreams.

Awards & Distinctions
  • Best Lawyers in Canada, Technology Law, 2019
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Awards & Distinctions
  • Best Lawyers in Canada, Technology Law, 2019
Industry Involvement
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Certified FAMILY ENTERPRISE ADVISOR, Family Enterprise Xchange
Education & Call to Bar
  • Call to Bar: British Columbia, 2006
  • Call to Bar: Texas, 2001
  • Juris Doctor, University of Texas at Austin, 2001
  • M.A., Canadian Studies, Carleton University, 1996
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Calgary, 1992