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Practice Areas

  • Capital Markets
  • Securities Regulation
  • Corporate
  • Commercial
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Mining
  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Private Equity
  • Middle East
EducationLondon School of Economics (B.Sc., 2001); Queen's University (LL.B., 2005)
Admitted2006, Ontario. (Not admitted in Bahrain)

Tim's practice focuses on advising clients on a range of commercial transactions with an emphasis on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, international joint ventures, and reorganizations.

Tim relocated to the Gulf Region in October 2009 to help open the Firm's offices in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, and prior to that time, worked in the Toronto office.

Tim speaks Dutch and Turkish.


Representative transactions include acting for:

Mergers and Acquisitions

Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP) on the sale of its equity interest in Bahrain National Gas Company (BANAGAS) to Boubyan Petrochemical Company

Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP) on the sale of its equity interest in Alexandria Carbon Black Company to Aditya Birla Group

Equinox Minerals Limited on its A$1.2-billion acquisition of Citadel Resource Group Limited

Global Banking Corporation on its proposed acquisition of 11 per cent of S Tel, India, a joint venture established between Batelco and the Siva Group

Corporate Finance

Genworth Financial, Inc. and Genworth MI Canada Inc. on the C$950-million initial public offering of Genworth MI Canada

Agents in connection with the C$234-million initial public offering and private placement of class A and class J shares by Cymbria Corporation

Agents and underwriters in connection with the public offerings of C$275-million of senior unsecured debentures, C$400-million of common shares and C$225-million of senior unsecured debentures, respectively, by Sherritt International Corporation

Underwriters in connection with the C$75-million public offering of subscription receipts exchangeable for convertible debentures of Zarlink Semiconductor Inc.

Various issuers, underwritesd and agents on initial public offerings of retail structured products, including offerings by O'Leary Founder's Series Income & Growth Fund, Harvest Banks and Buildings Income Fund, Canadian Convertible Debenture Fund, Precious Metals Bullion Trust, O'Leary Canadian Income Opportunities Fund, ONE Financial Real Property Development & Income Balanced Offering, Preferred Share Investment Trust, and Horizons AlphaPro Gartman Fund

Joint Ventures

Various parties involved in joint ventures in the oil and gas, construction and engineering, manufacturing, and real estate sectors, established among partners from the Gulf region and abroad, including from Brazil, Canada, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, India, Japan, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States

Awards & Recognition

Tim is recognized in Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2012 (Corporate & Finance).

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