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Mike Adlem
Partner

Speaks: English

Year of Call: 1984 - British Columbia

Primary Office: Vancouver

Mike Adlem

Mike Adlem is head of Gowling WLG's Insurance and Professional Liability Group in Canada and a litigation partner in the firm’s Vancouver office. His practice focuses on corporate commercial and insurance litigation.

He represents insurers, their insureds and self-insured organizations in a wide variety of litigation including class actions, product liability, directors and officers, construction, financial services, competition, technology, professional errors and omissions, defamation, medical and life & disability claims.

Mike's elected positions have included chairmanship of the National Insurance Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association and chairmanship of the Insurance Law Section of the British Columbia Branch of the Canadian Bar Association. He has also served as the Honorary Consul for the Czech Republic in British Columbia.

Mike represents parties in two of the largest current law suits in British Columbia. He is defending two tobacco companies in the Province of British Columbia's health care cost recovery action and he is national counsel to a bank in the Canadian credit card class actions that allege a price fixing conspiracy.


September2015

The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016

April2015

Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys 2015

September2014

The Best Lawyers in Canada 2015

April2014

Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys 2014

Featured insights & resources

I get high with a little help from my friends

Mike Adlem

Article August 8, 2016

Better late than never: Lloyd's Underwriters v. Blue Mountain Log Sales

Mike Adlem

Article April 1, 2015

Memberships

Career & Recognition

2015

September 2015

The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016

2015

April 2015

Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys 2015

2014

September 2014

The Best Lawyers in Canada 2015

2014

April 2014

Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys 2014

2013

September 2013

The Best Lawyers in Canada 2014

2013

February 2013

The Best Lawyers in Canada® 2013

1984

1984

Year of Call, British Columbia

1983

1983

University of British Columbia, LLB

1980

1980

University of Victoria, BA

Mike Adlem
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Mike Adlem

Mike Adlem is head of Gowling WLG's Insurance and Professional Liability Group in Canada a...

Mike Adlem
Featured insights & resources

I get high with a little help from my friends

Mike Adlem

Article August 8, 2016

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Insights & Resources

I get high with a little help from my friends

Mike Adlem

Article August 8, 2016

B.C. judge pokes holes in family exclusions in homeowner policies and drafts more robust wording

Mike Adlem

Article March 9, 2016

Better late than never: Lloyd's Underwriters v. Blue Mountain Log Sales

Mike Adlem

Article April 1, 2015

Mike Adlem
Profile highlights

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Mike Adlem

Mike Adlem is head of Gowling WLG's Insurance and Professional Liability Group in Canada a...

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Mike Adlem
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Mike Adlem

Mike Adlem is head of Gowling WLG's Insurance and Professional Liability Group in Canada a...

Mike Adlem
Featured insights & resources

I get high with a little help from my friends

Mike Adlem

Article August 8, 2016

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