Paul D. Davis

Partner at McMillan LLP

Paul Davis is one of Canada’s leading public mergers and acquisition
lawyers. He is widely recognized for providing trusted counsel on
numerous high-profile proxy battles and precedent-setting contested
transactions. Paul’s practice is focused on M&A, proxy fights,
corporate governance, corporate finance and business restructuring
for both private and public issuers across a wide range of industries,
including financial services, technology, energy, mining and
manufacturing. Paul leads the firm’s Capital Markets & Securities
Group nationally as well as the firm’s public mergers and acquisitions
Paul brings a unique insider’s perspective to his clients, having
served as the head of investment banking at a Toronto-based
brokerage firm, and a senior officer of several public and private
companies before returning to private practice.
Recognized for success in his dealings with boards of directors,
management teams and regulatory bodies, Paul has served as a
director of 10 public companies, including as chair or a member of
the audit, corporate governance and special committees.