Michael L. Byers
Michael L. Byers
(416) 217-0886
179 John St, Suite 800, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2012 (ON)
Michael is an experienced litigator whose practice focuses on corporate/commercial and securities disputes. In addition to being ranked by Lexpert as a leading securities litigation lawyer, Michael has been recognized by Chambers as an Up and Coming securities litigator and by Benchmark Litigation as a top litigation lawyer aged 40 & Under. Michael’s practice includes contractual and shareholder litigation, investigations and proceedings before the OSC, IIROC and the MFDA, commercial arbitration, professional liability (including the defence of claims against accountants, financial and insurance advisors, and lawyers), class actions, transactional disputes and proxy fights, bankruptcy and insolvency litigation, employment litigation, oppression and derivative claims, fraud litigation, cross-border claims, investment loss matters and insurance disputes. He has extensive experience acting for both plaintiffs and defendants in civil litigation matters and commercial arbitrations, including on trials, appeals, motions and injunctions. Michael has worked with a broad range of corporate and individual clients, with particular experience in disputes in the financial services, securities, mining and natural resources, software and technology, cannabis and accounting sectors.
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