Jason practices corporate and securities law with a primary focus on mergers and acquisitions, complex commercial arrangements, including joint ventures, corporate finance, corporate law and commercial leasing. Jason has extensive experience advising boards of directors and special committees on mergers and acquisitions (hostile and negotiated), corporate governance and shareholder activism. As a senior partner, Jason focusses on providing strategic advice in these areas.
Jason advises entrepreneurs and start-ups to senior private and public companies who are successful in a range of industries, including mining, energy, technology, life sciences, cannabis and food and beverage. Jason assists Bands and First Nations and other Indigenous organizations with their commercial transactions.
Jason has been selected for inclusion in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada© for his work in Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law, and Securities Law. In the Lexpert® Special Edition: Mining 2020, Jason was recognized as a Lexpert-ranked lawyer in mining. He was further recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (24th Edition) as Repeatedly Recommended in Corporate Finance & Securities and Mining.
Jason is a peer-rated lawyer in the Martindale Hubbell international legal directory.
Jason is a member of:
- the Corporate Finance Stakeholder Forum of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC)
- the Securities Law, Business Law and Natural Resources Law sections of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA)
Jason Presented on Joint Ventures for the 2016 Working with Partnerships Course held by the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and has lectured for the Law Society of British Columbia Professional Legal Training Course. Jason was a member of the Taxation, Securities and Investment Committee of the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia (AME BC).
- University of Victoria, Bachelor of Commerce, 1998
- University of British Columbia, J.D. (Bachelor of Laws), 2002
- British Columbia, 2003