Michael McCachen, FCIArb
Partner | Calgary
Calgary: 403-260-9792

Mike specializes in dispute resolution with a focus on energy. He has very extensive trial experience in complex cases and represents clients with Canadian and worldwide interests in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings.


Representative experience includes:

  • Royalty disputes

  • Domestic and international commercial arbitration of energy disputes; political risk insurance disputes respecting distressed foreign assets

  • Aboriginal disputes in an energy context, including constitutional issues involving aboriginal title and treaty rights

  • Contract and joint venture disputes in oil & gas and oil sands matters

  • Disputes respecting transportation, processing/upgrading, and marketing of oil and gas, bitumen and petrochemicals


Mike is recognized as a leading corporate and commercial litigation lawyer including by:

  • Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys - 2018 Edition (recognizes Mike as a "Litigation Star" in "low profile but very high stakes arbitration proceedings")

  • Acritas Stars 2018: Independently Rated Lawyer (Nominated as a stand-out lawyer by senior in-house counsel)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 (Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appellate Practice, Corporate and Commercial Litigation and Director and Officer Liability)

  • Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business 2017 (Dispute resolution: Alberta, Band 4)

  • BTI Client Service All-Star Awards - Michael was named a "BTI Client Service All-Star" for 2016 by The BTI Consulting Group, an independently researched and client-driven ranking agency. In order to become a BTI Client Service All-Star, corporate counsel must identify a lawyer who delivers exceptional client service.

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