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J. Alexander Moore

J. Alexander Moore

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Toronto, ON, CAN

Alex Moore is a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Corporate/Commercial, Mining, Energy and Communications & Media practices. He has been involved in a broad range of transactions, including public company M&A, private equity transactions, proxy contests and contested transactions.

In addition to advising companies and their boards of directors, Alex regularly advises significant shareholders of Canadian public companies on their rights and obligations under Canadian corporate and securities laws. He has experience in advising shareholders on requisitioning shareholder meetings and conducting proxy battles for board control.

Alex joined Davies as a partner in 2005. He was previously a partner with a leading law firm in San Francisco, California.


Alex is the author of the articles "BCE Inc. (RE): An Unexamined Question Considered", published in the Canadian Business Law Journal, December 2009; "Contested Takeovers Bids" with Davies partner William M. Ainley in the 2009 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; and "The Supreme Court's Decision in BCE v. 1976 Debentureholders" in the March 2009 issue of Business Beat, Volume 19, No. 2, published by the Business Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association

Professional Affiliations

Canadian Bar Association
American Bar Association

Bar Admissions

California, 2001 
Ontario, 1998


University of Toronto, LL.B., 1996 
Queen's University, B.Sc. (Honours) (Electrical Engineering), 1993


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