Phil du Heaume
Phil articled and spent 5 years at an Edmonton-based mid-size law firm, where his practice was primarily made up of advising clients on corporate, commercial or securities transactions and related matters. He joined Raintree Financial Solutions, one of Canada's largest exempt market dealers, in 2013 as part of the firm's senior executive team in the role of Vice-President, Legal & Compliance. He left Raintree in mid 2016 to pursue Phil du Heaume Professional Corporation as a a means of providing independent general counsel services to the underserved Edmonton small and medium enterprise (SME) market with Raintree's support as a key client.
A University of Alberta graduate from the BSc (2005) and LLB (2008) programs, Phil obtained his certificate from Osgoode Hall Law School in Regulatory Compliance & Legal Risk Management for Financial Institutions in 2015 and is a practicing member of the Law Society of Alberta. He currently serves as a member of the Alberta Securities Commission Exempt Market Dealer Advisory Committee and regularly publishes articles in industry magazines discussing securities regulatory matters and the duties owed by securities firms to their clients. Phil is a regular volunteer with Alberta Business Link as a Biz Chat webinar presenter and as part of their "Ask an Expert" program.
He prides himself on taking an objective and solution-based approach to all engagements, and believes strongly that when serving his clients, business objectives and legal advice must work in concert to be successful.