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Michael Bennett is a partner in our Business Law Group in Calgary. His practice focuses primarily on corporate finance and securities, mergers & acquisitions, corporate acquisitions and dispositions and joint ventures. He has also 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.

Michael 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 the oil and gas industry, including liquefied natural gas, in connection with major and complex projects.

Michael is recognized in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, a guide to the leading law firms and practitioners in Canada, in the area of corporate mid-market practice and in Best Lawyers in Canada in the area of corporate law.

Michael received a B.Sc., from the University of Calgary in 1992 and an LLB from the University of Victoria in 1996. He was called to the British Columbia bar in 1997 and the Alberta bar in 1999. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Calgary Bar Association, and the Law Society of Alberta.



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