Michael Bennett is a partner at McCarthy Tétrault LLP in Canada. His practice focuses primarily on corporate finance and securities, mergers & acquisitions, corporate acquisitions and dispositions and joint ventures. He has acted for both issuers and underwriters on a broad range of public-company matters, including financings, take-over bids and plans of arrangement, corporate governance and other securities matters. He has significant experience negotiating and drafting major agreements in connection with private acquisition and disposition transactions. He has also structured partnerships and other joint ventures in connection with major projects in the oil & gas industry. He was called to the Alberta Bar in 1999 and the British Columbia Bar in 1997. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Calgary Bar Association and the Law Society of Alberta.