Daniel is an Associate with MEP Business Counsel with a practice focusing on entertainment, media, and business law.
Daniel is an Associate with MEP Business Counsel with a practice focusing on entertainment, media, and business law. He assists clients in the development, production, financing, and distribution of live action and animated film and television productions. He has experience in general corporate and commercial matters including in the drafting of shareholders agreements, service agreements, and share purchase agreements.
While at law school, Daniel volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada and the University of Victoria’s Business Law Clinic. Prior to attending law school, he obtained a graduate certificate in film and television production from Sheridan College with a specialization in location sound, film editing, audio post-production, and project management.
In his spare time, Daniel enjoys spending time with his partner and dog, travelling, and trying (but often failing) to catch up on the latest movies and television shows.
Arthur is recognized as one of Canada’s leading entertainment law practitioners, including his recognition:
(i) in the Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, compiled by Lexpert/American Lawyer (since 2001), (ii) in the Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading Technology, Media & Telecommunications Lawyers (since 2005), (iii) in the Who’s Who Legal: Sports & Entertainment, (iv) by The Best Lawyers in Canada (Woodward/White) directory, based on peer review (since 2007), (v) in Canadian Who’s Who, published by the University of Toronto Press,
(vi) by the Canadian Legal LEXPERT Directory, in entertainment law as “Most Frequently Recommended”, (vii) as the “Whistler Film Fest Society Industry Toast Honoree”, in recognition of his contribution to the Canadian entertainment industry and the Whistler Film Festival Society,
(viii) in Who’s Who in Canadian Film and Television, published for the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, and (ix) by the Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Foundation bestowing him with the prestigious “Outstanding Achievement Award” in 2018.