Featured Young Litigator

Michael Beeforth – Dentons

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Mike is an associate with Dentons’ Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group, where he has a growing practice in commercial, banking, securities and asset recovery litigation. In addition to his experience representing clients in all levels of court in Ontario, he is also committed to alternative dispute resolution and has represented clients in several arbitrations.

Mike has a demonstrated expertise in assisting financial institutions and investors in tracing, freezing and recovering misappropriated assets. He has assisted clients in coordinating recovery proceedings in multiple jurisdictions, including Asia, South America, the Caribbean and the UK.

Mike also has experience in securities-related aspects of banking litigation, most recently acting for a major Canadian financial institution in defending a $280 million claim brought by a former hedge fund client. He is a regular contributor to Dentons’ Securities Litigation Blog, and frequently posts articles and commentary on securities class action decisions and developments.

Read Michael‘s blog post