Greg’s practice is concentrated in the Business Law area. He has particular experience in mergers and acquisitions, real estate leasing and development, secured transactions, securities and franchising.
EDUCATION: University of Winnipeg, B.A., 1974
University of Manitoba, LL.B., 1977
CALL TO THE BAR: Manitoba, 1978
REPRESENTATIVE CASES/TRANSACTIONS: Counsel to The Boyd Group Inc. from its inception to the present advising on legal matters, including its 2003 conversion from a TSX listed company into a TSX listed income trust;
Counsel to real property developer in development of large Winnipeg downtown shopping centre;
Counsel on development of a Winnipeg bare land condominium auto park;
Counsel to real property developer in development of large residential subdivision;
Counsel to a national franchisor in a service industry.
ACHIEVEMENTS: Listed as a Leading Practitioner in the 2008-2013 Lexpert Directory for areas including Corporate Commercial, Corporate Finance and Property Development
LEGAL TEACHINGS: Past lecturer for many years at Manitoba Bar Admission Course
Co-Chair of Law Society of Manitoba 2005 Isaac Pitblado Lectures on “Going Global - Advising Clients Doing Business Beyond Borders”
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Vice -Chair of CancerCare Manitoba
Former Director of Winnipeg Habitat for Humanity Inc.
Former Director and Past Chair of Winnipeg Enterprises Corporation (which managed the Winnipeg Stadium and Arena Complex prior to building of MTS Centre)
Past Legal Section Chair of Winnipeg United Way Campaign
External counsel for Boyd Group Income Fund
External counsel for Boyd Group Income Fund in the US$18 million acquisition of True2Form Collision Repair Centers, Inc. , which owns 37 collision centre locations in the US; and the US$21 million acquisition of Cars Collision Center, LLC and Cars Collision Center of Colorado, LLC. , which own 28 collision centre locations. Read more...