Leslie Rose’s practice is focused predominantly in the area of corporate/commercial law and mergers and acquisitions. Regularly acting for public companies, Leslie has also advised some of Canada’s largest private corporations, their shareholders and other high net worth individuals.
Leslie has significant experience dealing with large accounting firms and pre-eminent U.S. law firms in a variety of corporate transactions, and advising on the related securities and tax issues. Working closely with the firm’s taxation and wealth management and charities practitioners, Leslie implements estate plans, off-shore investments and innovative tax planning transactions for clients. He is also regularly consulted to advise the firm's litigation group in connection with significant corporate/commercial litigation.
Leslie developed substantial expertise in the regulatory environment, advising participants in the automotive and automotive finance industrial. He has been instrumental in developing and implementing financing structures, including securitization and debt offerings, for automotive finance companies.