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Hunter Litigation Chambers

K Michael Stephens

Vancouver, Canada Canada Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Litigation: General CommercialLitigation: Administrative & Public Law
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Litigation: General Commercial - British Columbia

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Michael Stephens represents clients throughout British Columbia in commercial and administrative dispute resolution. He is particularly recognised for his handling of litigation arising from the mining and forestry sectors before provincial and federal courts.
"He is an excellent legal technician."
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Litigation: Administrative & Public Law - British Columbia

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Michael Stephens represents clients throughout British Columbia in commercial and administrative dispute resolution. He is particularly recognised for his handling of litigation arising from the mining and forestry sectors before provincial and federal courts.
"He is an excellent legal technician."
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Michael Stephens is senior litigation counsel at Hunter Litigation Chambers practising in the area of commercial law and public law litigation. Michael maintains a general litigation practice and acts as legal counsel before courts and administrative tribunals, and in arbitration proceedings. He has experience before the British Columbia, Alberta, and Federal Courts, and at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Michael has experience dealing with litigious land use matters (including in the forestry and mining contexts), corporate commercial and private disputes. For example, he was lead counsel for TimberWest in a successful challenge to a 2009 municipal bylaw increasing the tax rate to TimberWest's private forest lands on Vancouver Island. He was co-counsel for Teal Cedar Products in a leading case on commercial arbitration appeals in the taking and compensation context (Teal Cedar Products Ltd. v. British Columbia). Michael has acted as litigation counsel for the British Columbia Lottery Corporation in matters including, for example, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation v. British Columbia Lottery Corporation, Ross v. British Columbia Lottery Corporation, and Atlantic Lottery Corp. Inc. v. Babstock. Michael appeared as counsel in one of the leading cases on section 7 of the Charter, Blencoe v. British Columbia (Human Rights Commission).

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K Michael Stephens

Hunter Litigation Chambers

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