Michael Osborne leads Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP’s competition law group. He also practises commercial litigation, international arbitration and anti-corruption law.
Michael regularly represents clients targeted by Competition Bureau cartel and other investigations, as well as defendants in class actions. He has also acted as trial and appellate counsel before all levels of court, the Competition Tribunal, and domestic and international arbitral tribunals.
Michael was called to the Bar in 1998 after completing his articles as a law clerk to the late Justice John Sopinka of the SCC. He received his LLB from Dalhousie University in 1996, his MA from the University of Toronto in 1991 and his BA from the University of Saskatchewan in 1988.
Michael is an active member of several legal associations. He writes and speaks frequently on competition law and commercial litigation topics.