Michael Mestinsek

Michael E. Mestinsek Partner

Michael Mestinsek
Representative Work
  • 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.
  • Veolia Water Technologies, Inc. in its C$500M litigation with K+S Potash Canada General Partnership and Aecon Mining Construction Services surrounding the alleged failure of several crystallizer vessels manufactured by Veolia and installed at the K+S mine facility.
  • British American Tobacco PLC in the C$10B action being brought by the Province of Alberta for recoupment of tobacco related health care costs pursuant to the Alberta Crown’s Right of Recovery Act.
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Accolades
  • Chambers Canada 2019 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 2018 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.