Michael S. Allen


700 West Georgia St, FL 25
Vancouver, BC V7Y 1B3
Phone: (604) 661-9311
Fax: (604) 661-9349
E-mail: mallen@farris.com

Michael Allen has a broadly based national and international practice in infrastructure (P3), corporate and project finance and banking law. He regularly acts for both lenders and borrowers in international project finance. Michael's practice has included transactions in North, South and Latin America, Africa, Russia, Australia, the Asia-Pacific and Caribbean. His industry sector experience includes infrastructure, mining, energy, forestry, chemicals and telecommunications. Michael has been recognized by Lexpert® as one of Vancouver’s leading practitioners in Banking & Financial Institutions, Corporate Commercial, Infrastructure and Project Finance (The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory 2011–18). He was listed in The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada 2012–17 and Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada 2011–17 for Banking & Financial Institutions. Michael has been recognized in the 2018 Chambers Global and Chambers Canada ranked lawyer guides. He was also named in Best Lawyers' Vancouver Project Finance Law Lawyer of the Year four times. He is called to the Bar in British Columbia, Ontario, England and Wales.

Year Called to the Bar:1976 (ON); 1989 (BC); 1990 (England & Wales)
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Consistently Recommended
Banking & Financial Institutions
Project Finance
Repeatedly Recommended
Corporate Commercial Law
Infrastructure Law