Background and Professional Activities
Miles was born and raised in South Africa and moved to Calgary, Alberta in 1977 where he attended the University of Calgary and obtained a BSc. He graduated from Law at Queen’s University before returning to Alberta and was called to the Alberta bar in 1986 and subsequently the British Columbia bar in 1987.
Miles is a senior business lawyer who spent the formative years of his legal career with large law firms in Calgary and Vancouver where he practiced corporate-commercial, real estate and securities law before joining Watson Goepel in 2008. He has a wide-ranging client base which includes local, national and international corporate clients in diverse businesses including the natural resource, real estate, technology, regulated professionals and medical industry, food and beverage and manufacturing industries. In addition, Miles has a solid understanding of securities law with experience in exempt and public offerings, financings, lending transactions and corporate governance.
Miles serves on the boards of a number of community organizations, enjoys weekend rides embracing country roads on his cruiser and is an enthusiastic squash and tennis player.