Michael Currie

T 416 956 1147 F 416 598 3730
E mcurrie@lolg.ca

Michael is a skilled advocate and trusted advisor for clients navigating complex business disputes. He has a calm and steady approach, even in high-pressure situations, and an ability to identify creative strategies and practical solutions.

Michael Currie’s practice includes all aspects of business litigation, with an emphasis on contractual disputes, franchise agreements, oppression claims, injunctions, and class actions. Michael has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario and regularly acts for clients in mediations and arbitrations.

Clients choose Michael for his strategic counsel, practical approach, and attention to detail. He acts for both public and privately-held companies, particularly in the property development and automotive sectors. With his calm demeanour, he guides clients through high-stakes and difficult situations.

Prior to joining Lax O'Sullivan, Michael practiced at a leading national law firm and worked for a year in barristers' chambers in London, England as a Harold G. Fox Scholar.

In the community, Michael is the proud founder of Good Laughs, an annual stand-up comedy fundraising show where lawyers agree to perform stand-up comedy for a good cause. Since its inception, Good Laughs has fundraised tens of thousands of dollars for various local and national charities.


  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2015
  • J.D. (Cum Laude), University of Ottawa, 2014
  • B.Sc. in Psychology (First Class Honours with Distinction), Mount Allison University, 2010
  • Pro Bono Ontario, Duty Counsel
  • The Best Lawyers™ in Canada: Ones to Watch, 2024: Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • First Place, The Great Debates Competition (London, England)
  • Harold G. Fox Scholarship, Harold G. Fox Education Fund, 2015-2016
  • Don Norton Memorial Award, Mount Allison University, 2010
  • National Loran Scholarship, Loran Scholars Foundation, 2005-2010
  • Bell Scholarship, Mount Allison's premier entrance scholarship, 2005-2010