Mr. Knight practised securities and mining law for 40 years prior to his retirement in 2021, most recently as a senior partner with Weirfoulds LLP based in Toronto. His practice included advising clients on a broad range of securities matters, including public and private financing, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and regulatory compliance. He regularly represented both issuers and investment dealers. Mr. Knight also represented mining clients on property acquisition and development. He was ranked in the Best Lawyers in Canada, 2011-2022 - Natural Resources Law and was a recommended lawyer in the area of mining law. Early in his career Mr. Knight also served a secondment with the Ontario Securities Commission where he was involved in matters of financing, enforcement and policy development.