Michael Amm

Michael D. Amm

Toronto: 416.865.8140
Fax 416.865.7380


LLB, 1996
Queen's University
BComm, 1993
University of Toronto

Bar Admissions

New York, 2002 Ontario, 1998


Michael's practice focuses on a broad range of corporate, commercial and securities law, with an emphasis on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. Mike is co-head of the firm's Mining and Metals group and a member of the M&A and Capital Markets groups. He is one of the key partners involved in Torys' work with Chinese clients. Mike spent over three years practising in the firm's New York office.

Representative Work

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Chambers & Partners’ Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in energy & natural resources: mining (2016-2019)

Chambers & Partners’ Chambers Global: World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Client’s Guide—Leading lawyer in natural resources & mining (2016-2018)

Lexpert/Thomson Reuters' Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in corporate finance and securities, and mining (2015-2018)

Law Business Research's Who's Who Legal Canada—Leading lawyer in mining (2015-2017)

Lexpert’s Leading Canadian Lawyers—Global Mining (2013-2017)

Legal Media Group’s Guide to Leading Practitioners: China (Mergers & Acquisitions)

Lexpert's Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada 2009 and 2010—Cross-border practitioner to watch

Lexpert's Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40—One of Canada's leading lawyers under 40

Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, Foreign Arbitration Panel Member


“Gold Shoots” at Last for Mining Sector Financing

Capital Markets Mid-Year Report 2016