Michael Akins


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Michael maintains a broad real estate, financial services and corporate and commercial law practice. Michael’s practice focuses on:

  • Acting for purchasers and vendors in purchase transactions;
  • Acting for landlords and tenants in leasing matters;
  • Acting for borrowers and lenders in a broad range of secured and debt financing transactions;
  • Advising lenders and borrowers in a broad range of corporate and commercial, real estate and banking transactions;
  • Private financings;
  • Corporate reorganizations and amalgamations; and
  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing commercial agreements. 

Prior to joining BLG, Michael articled and practiced at a prominent Calgary law firm.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, BLG Reads to Kids, 2022-present

Bar Admission & Education

  • Alberta, 2021
  • JD, University of Manitoba, 2020
  • Bachelor of Recreation Management and Community Development (Distinction), University of Manitoba, 2016