Alex practises corporate and commercial law and commercial lending and banking law.
Alex provides timely, clear, concise and practical legal advice, is responsive and accessible and takes his own time to understand his clients’ businesses, earning him the loyalty of his clients as a trusted advisor.
Prior to joining Beard Winter, Alex practised corporate and commercial law and commercial lending and banking law for 8 years in the downtown Toronto office of a national Bay Street firm and for 2 years at a top mid-sized firm in Mississauga.
He has experience in many industries and sectors including manufacturing, supply, distribution, retail, technology, telecommunications, automotive, trucking and logistics, construction and project management, film and entertainment, mining, energy and utilities and sports.
He has completed the Business Essentials for Lawyers course by the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies and the Certificate in Mining Law by Osgoode Hall Law School.
Alex takes pride in giving back to the community. He was a member of the planning committee for the Young Lawyers Division of the Ontario Bar Association for 5 years, a director for 2 years of a respite and support services provider in Toronto and has participated with the business improvement association of his neighbourhood of Riverside.
Corporate and Commercial Law
Alex has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions acting for buyers and sellers.
He also assists businesses with all of their life stages including:
- incorporation and corporate structuring
- commercial agreements including technology, service, supply, employment, non-competition and non-solicitation
- general day-to-day legal advice
- privacy law including privacy policies
- shareholder and partnership agreements
- equity and debt financings
- reorganizations including the implementation of roll-overs and other tax-driven reorganizations
Commercial Lending and Banking Law
Alex specializes in acting for public and private borrowers, lenders and agents (including banks and other financial institutions).
He has extensive experience in a wide variety of financings including operating, acquisition, factoring/accounts receivable, secured, unsecured, senior, subordinated, single lender, syndicated, domestic, cross-border and international.