595 Burrard St, Suite 2600, PO Box 49314, 3 Bentall Ctr, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1999
Michael is a partner in the Blakes Vancouver office. He advises clients on a wide range of labour and employment matters, including matters relating to wrongful dismissal, post-employment competition by former employees, labour relations, human rights, employment standards, and occupational health and safety. He provides employment advice in relation to complicated commercial transactions and assists clients with developing and implementing employment policies for existing business and companies entering Canada. Michael also has extensive experience drafting and negotiating employment agreements, in particular, for executive-level employees. Michael has appeared before all levels of courts in British Columbia, as well as the Labour Relations Board, the Human Rights Tribunal, and the Employment Standards Tribunal.