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McCarthy Tétrault
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Highly versatile litigator. Handles both complex commercial disputes and constitutional and other public law litigation at both the trial and appellate levels. Practices nationally in the product liability and class action fields. Has acted in more than 25 Supreme Court of Canada appeals on a wide variety of subjects, including as amicus curiae appointed by the Chief Justice of Canada to assist the court. Lead counsel for the successful appellants in the leading Canadian cases on contractual interpretation (Sattva Capital Corp. v. Creston Moly Corp.) and discretionary trusts (S.A. v. Metro Vancouver Housing Corp.). Member of Supreme Court Advocacy Institute’s National Advisory Committee and past Executive Director. Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Appointed King’s Counsel in 2018. Recognized by Canadian Lawyer magazine as one of Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential in 2019. Included by Benchmark Litigation on its Top 50 Trial Lawyers in Canada list.


British Columbia Bar, 2004.

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Canada > Dispute resolution: British Columbia

(Hall of Fame)

Michael Feder KCMcCarthy Tétrault

The British Columbia practice at McCarthy Tétrault demonstrates skilful handling of mining, environmental, Aboriginal and energy-related disputes. The group is also regularly sought out by national and international clients in the retail, healthcare, tech and financial services segments. Jill Yates steers the department and oversees major commercial cases for finance, agribusiness and pharmaceutical-sector clients. Additional key team members include leading litigator Michael Feder KC, who has substantial experience acting on consumer class action matters; and Aidan Cameron, who shines in construction, mining, insurance and real estate litigation. Alexandra Cocks and Patrick Williams, who was recently promoted to the partnership, are additional key contacts. Una Radoja specializes in filing or defending claims by public and private companies against directors and officers. Partner Miranda Lam left the firm in January 2022, moving in-house.