Michael Dery is a partner and the practice group leader of Alexander Holburn’s aviation practice. He provides counsel and advice to clients on a variety of litigation and regulatory matters particular to the aviation industry, including aircraft accidents, product liability, claims handling, human rights and employment matters.
Michael is admitted to practice in British Columbia and Ontario, and has conducted litigation in Alberta and the Northwest Territories.
Recent experience includes:
Counsel in actions regarding aircraft hull, passenger, cargo, product and airport liability claims.
Providing advice to airlines on emergency response preparedness, regulatory compliance, codeshare agreements and tariffs.
Providing advice to aviation insurers on coverage issues.
Michael regularly presents at aviation, insurance and legal industry conferences and seminars. He was recognised by The Canadian Lexpert Directory 2015–2017 as a leading Canadian practitioner in the field of Aviation. He was also selected by his peers for inclusion in the Guide to the World’s Leading Aviation Lawyers from 2013–2017 and is the 2017 Client Choice Award winner for excellent client service.