Michael Mestinsek

Michael E. Mestinsek Partner

Michael Mestinsek
Representative Work
  • Peyto Exploration and Development Corp., and certain of its commercial general liability insurers, in its C$20M claim against Platinum Pipefitting Inc. and Fron Fabrication & Welding Ltd.
  • Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. in a successful summary trial against Bonavista Energy Corporation relating to a dispute arising under the interpretation of a gas handling agreement and the Limitations Act.
  • BP Canada in its C$1B litigation against Aux Sable Canada relating to a twenty year product supply agreement for natural gas and NGLs transported on the Alliance Pipeline.
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Accolades
  • Chambers Canada 2020 as a leading lawyer in Litigation: General Commercial (Alberta).
  • Chambers Global 2016 as a leading lawyer in Dispute Resolution.
  • Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys 2019 in Arbitration, Energy and Natural Resources, General Commercial, Insurance, Product Liability and Securities.
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Speaking Engagements
  • “Protecting Confidential Information: Navigating the Minefield – NDAs and Breach of Confidence”, Stikeman Elliott and the Association of Corporate Counsel Alberta, April 2018.

  • “Cross Examination – Strategies for Success”, Program Chair and Instructor, The Advocates Society, November 2014.