Jay has an extensive experience acting for clients on merger and acquisition transactions, such as share and asset purchases, amalgamations, and arrangements including all due diligence matters, as well as the negotiating and drafting of the transaction and financing documents required to complete such transactions. Jay also has represented chartered Canadian banks and other financial lenders (both domestic and international) in preparing loan documentation and security.
Previously, Jay was a partner with major Canadian and international firms including Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP and Borden Ladner Gervais, LLP.
In addition to maintaining his practice, between 2014 and 2015, Jay was an Adjunct Professor with the Department of Energy and Mineral Resources at the Faculty of Engineering at Hanyang University in Seoul, Korea. Previously, Jay was an Adjunct Professor with the Faculty of Law at the University of British Columbia in 2012 and an Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of International Area Studies at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul, Korea from 1999 to 2000 where he taught Public International Law, International Arbitration & Negotiations, and Business & Law.
Jay is a graduate of the University of British Columbia (B.A.Sc. in 1989 and LLB in 1991), York University (MBA in 1991), and the University of Toronto (B.Sc. (1989).