Partner, Farris Vaughan,
Wills & Murphy LLP
Mike is a partner in the litigation and media law groups. Mike’s business litigation practice involves all aspects of corporate/commercial litigation, including trials, motions and appeals in all levels of the Courts of British Columbia. Mike acts for clients in the industrial, manufacturing and engineering, mining, strata and real property, financial services, technology and software sectors; and also for shareholders, officers and directors when disputes arise concerning ownership and management. Mike also acts for employers in the enforcement of key executives’ post-termination duties and covenants.
Mike is counsel on several ongoing class actions. Mike has also represented local governments and publicly regulated utilities, in litigation matters before both the B.C. Courts and provincial administrative tribunals.
In the early years of his career, Mike acted as ad hoc Crown Counsel for the B.C. Ministry of the Attorney General, where he conducted numerous criminal prosecutions.
Mike acts for Ashleigh McIvor, 2010 Olympic Gold Medalist. She said, “Mike Wagner has represented my interests with skill and vigour. He pays attention to the details, and above all, is an extremely effective lawyer and advocate. I would recommend him to anyone needing top-tier representation.”