Called To The Bar
2007, Law Society of Upper Canada
Areas of Practice
Michael carried on a general practice until 2011 when he began solely focusing on the area of family law, including matters of divorce, separation, matrimonial property division, and custody and access disputes. Michael has dealt with several child abduction cases governed by the Hague Convention, including both the unlawful removal of children from Canada, and the return of children unlawfully brought to this jurisdiction. Michael is also a Notary Public.
In 2004 Michael graduated from the University of Paisley, in Scotland, with a B.A. in law. In 2006, he graduated from the University of Western Ontario from the Bachelor of Law program. Following this he completed the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Barrister and Solicitor course and articled with Menear Worrad & Associates where he continues to practice as an associate.
Michael was born and raised in Scotland in the United Kingdom. He lived in Clydebank and Greenock on the West Coast of Scotland until he immigrated to London, Ontario in 2004. Michael has been married to his wife Martha since 2008. Michael and his wife live on the outskirts of London, Ontario with their three children.
Michael has been involved with community, charitable and religious groups in the UK and Canada including the Community Legal Services, YMCA International and the Christian Legal Fellowship.
Paula McNeil | ext. 223 (Family Law Clerk)