Michael J. Chow

Attorney in Calgary, AB
Michael Chow pursues a corporate and commercial law practice with an emphasis on commercial and real estate transactions, commercial lending, financings, land development, and leasing of commercial and industrial developments. He has represented a diverse group of clients, including developers, financial institutions and corporations.

A registered trademark agent before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office, Michael has also prosecuted trademark applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Previously, he practised in the Edmonton office of Bennett Jones and prior to that practised at another prominent law firm in Edmonton.

Michael has been active in the community with the Edmonton Downtown Business Association, the Edmonton Golf Association and the Caritas Health Group. He has also been a member of the American Sports Lawyers Association.

Select Experience
•Brookfield Properties in connection with the negotiation of lease with lead tenant for new Brookfield Place project in Calgary.
•TriWest Capital Partners / RTL-Westcan Limited Partnership in connection with Canadian secured high-yield note issuance and bank operating and term facilities with Bank of Nova Scotia.
•Riverstone Holdings LLC / Niska Gas Storage Canada ULC in connection with an offering of US$800 million of unsecured notes and a US$400 million secured operating facility.

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Areas of Law

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Corporate Commercial Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Technology Law
  • Banks & Financial Institutions
  • Property Development & Real Estate


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Admission Details

Admitted in 2000, Alberta

Law School Attended

University of Alberta
Class of 1999

University Attended

University of Alberta
Class of 1992

University of Alberta
Class of 1996

Contact Information




Send email to Michael J. Chow

Bennett Jones LLP (Calgary, Alberta)

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