Wayne practises corporate/commercial law for clients in a variety of industries including healthcare, technology, fintech, media, transportation and cannabis. He joined Beard Winter LLP in 2018.
Corporate/commercial clients value Wayne’s sound, substantive advice on a variety of legal and business matters, often related to acquiring or selling businesses by way of share or asset purchase and sale transactions. He is adept at navigating tax-driven corporate restructuring and complex merger and acquisition transactions and is highly involved in the day-to-day corporate and business needs of his clients.
Wayne is also a registered trade-mark agent who has registered trade-marks on behalf of clients in both Canada and the U.S.
A hallmark of Wayne’s practice is his focus on learning and understanding the intricacies of his clients’ businesses. This trait enables him to provide sage, nuanced advice that best suits each client’s specific circumstances.
Prior to joining Beard Winter LLP, Wayne was an associate at a boutique business law firm in downtown Toronto. He also held the role of legal counsel at both Queen’s University and Mount Sinai Hospital specializing in commercialization and technology transfer.