Michael Currie has broad experience at the commercial bar that includes contractual, shareholder, franchise, real estate, and class action disputes. Michael has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, various administrative tribunals, and frequently represents clients in arbitrations.
Clients choose Michael for his acute attention to detail and strategic counsel. After a recent successful trial outcome, the judge observed that Michael and his co-counsel were “extremely well prepared”, “conducted highly focused and effective examinations”, and produced “focused and effective written closing submissions in very short order.”
Prior to joining Lax O'Sullivan, Michael was a litigation associate at a leading national law firm and worked for a year in barristers' chambers in London, England as a Harold G. Fox Scholar. Michael is also the founder of Good Laughs, an annual stand-up comedy show featuring lawyers as comedians, which has fundraised for various charities including Pro Bono Ontario. In 2023, he was recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada: Ones to Watch in Corporate and Commercial Litigation.