It takes dedication and drive for companies to thrive. As the consummate team player, Max does what it takes for our clients to succeed, mirroring their entrepreneurial spirit and resolving their complex issues from a true business perspective.

Work Highlights

Private Canadian technology company in its Series A financing

  • Managed due diligence effort and assisted senior counsel in all stages of transaction valued at over $27 million

Private Canadian technology company in its sale to private overseas company

  • Ran closing of transaction as sole counsel for vendor and worked with overseas counsel of purchaser to close transaction whereby two co-founders exited with proceeds of over $2 million

Private Canadian technology company in its sale to TSX-listed technology company

  • Assisted senior counsel in all steps of transaction, working with the purchaser’s in-house counsel to achieve closing on time
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With a knack for getting the deal done in a timely manner, Max powers through roadblocks and overcomes challenges to find workable solutions that close transactions.

Services
Initial public offerings Private placements
Reverse takeovers Asset and share purchases
Corporate reorganizations Mergers & acquisitions
Spin-offs Qualifying transactions for capital pool companies and cross border transactions
Regulatory compliance Corporate governance
Insider reporting obligations Continuous disclosure requirements
Technology company private equity financings

Whether it is guiding clients through tough negotiations or helping them meet stringent regulations, Max’s intuition, accuracy and attention to detail ensure that clients get a commercially sound result.

With strong critical-thinking underpinnings, honed while obtaining a double major undergraduate degree in political science and sociology, Max is able to recognize nuance, translating complex legal language into strong business solutions for our clients.

Max understands that clients have businesses to run and goals to meet, so he serves them with the same dedication that they bring to running their business, addressing the details on their behalf so that they can focus on operational demands.

Prior to joining Clark Wilson, Max practiced at a national boutique corporate law firm and completed his articles at an international law firm, both in Vancouver, BC.

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Private Canadian technology company in its Series A financing
  • Managed due diligence effort and assisted senior counsel in all stages of transaction valued at over $27 million
Private Canadian technology company in its sale to private overseas company
  • Ran closing of transaction as sole counsel for vendor and worked with overseas counsel of purchaser to close transaction whereby two co-founders exited with proceeds of over $2 million
Private Canadian technology company in its sale to TSX-listed technology company
  • Assisted senior counsel in all steps of transaction, working with the purchaser’s in-house counsel to achieve closing on time
Private Canadian technology company in its Series D financing
  • Assisted senior counsel in all steps of transaction valued at over $17 million
Private Canadian technology company in its Series B financing
  • Assisted senior counsel in all steps of transaction valued at over $2 million
Overseas venture capital firm in their $5 million investment in private Vancouver-based technology company
  • Assisted senior counsel by managing due diligence effort and coordinating closing of transaction with company counsel
Canadian venture capital firm in their $2 million investment in private BC-based technology company
  • Assisted senior counsel by managing due diligence effort and coordinating closing of transaction with company counsel
Over ten private Canadian technology companies in Seed financing rounds
  • Acted as counsel on seed financings valued in the aggregate at over $10 million
Over fifteen private Canadian technology companies in early-stage financing rounds
  • Acted as lead counsel on convertible debt, SAFE, and angel investor financings valued in the aggregate at over $5 million
Industry Involvement
  • Vancouver Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
Community Commitments
  • Past intern, Pivot Legal Society
  • Past volunteer, Access Pro Bono
  • Past caseworker, Queen’s Legal Aid
  • Past coach and instructor, Real Basketball League
Education & Call to Bar
  • Call to Bar: British Columbia, 2015
  • Juris Doctor, Queen’s University, 2014
  • Bachelor of Arts with Distinction, University of Victoria, 2008