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Practice Areas

Niko has represented public and private clients for over 17 years in a variety of Canadian, U.S. and international transactions, including negotiated and contested acquisitions, dispositions, mergers, auctions, take-over bids, carve-out transactions, strategic investments, recapitalizations, reorganizations, joint ventures and other corporate matters.

Niko’s clients span numerous industries and include public and private companies, pension funds, boards and independent committees, underwriters, venture capital funds, private equity funds and entrepreneurs. Niko’s transactional resume shows the depth of his experience and connections with some of the most high profile corporate clients in Québec, Canada and internationally.

Career

Niko has taught mergers and acquisitions law at McGill University’s Faculty of Law. Prior to his return to Canada in 2004, Niko worked for one of the world’s leading law firms both in New York and in Australia for a number of years. He developed extensive experience in Canadian, U.S. and Australian M&A, contracts, commercial and securities law and related matters.

Professional Memberships

Canadian Bar Association

New York Bar Association

Bar Association of the City of New York

American Bar Association

Member of the Board of Directors of the Fondation du CHUM

Personal

Harvard Business School, PLD

McGill University, LL.B., B.C.L.