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Michael A. Thackray, QC

Dentons Canada LLP

Mike is a partner in the Firm’s Energy law group, based in Vancouver. He is recognized as a leading energy practitioner with extensive knowledge in all aspects of energy law and energy litigation. With more than 30 years’ experience, Mike has been qualified as an expert before the courts in the United States and Alberta, and has provided expert opinion reports and evidence at trial. In his practice he has advised clients on regulatory applications and approvals; litigation; arbitration; expert evidence and testimony; government relations and public policy; mergers & acquisitions; upstream, midstream and downstream operational advice; infrastructure construction, ownership and operation; and corporate guidance and navigation. Mike’s clients include large and small exploration and production companies, and multi-national infrastructure firms. He also deals with cross-border work with private and public companies across Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. Mike currently sits on the boards of several private and public oil & gas companies in North America and internationally.

Year Called to the Bar:1987 (AB)
250 Howe St, Fl 20
Vancouver, BC
Phone: (604) 622-5165
Fax: (604) 683-5214
E-mail: michael.thackray@dentons.com

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