Mike Chernos 1886

Michael Chernos


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University of Calgary, JD, 2019

University of British Columbia, Master of Applied Science (MASc), Biomedical Engineering, 2016

Queen's University, Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc), Chemical Engineering, 2014

Bar admission: 2020
Agribusiness, food and beverage, Construction, Financial services, Government and not for profit, Life sciences, Oil and gas, Power, Real estate, Renewables and energy transition, Start-up and early-stage companies, Technology
Practice areas:
Business law, Commercial agreements, Corporate governance and disclosure, Corporate reorganizations, Mergers, acquisitions and other strategic transactions, Tax litigation, Tax


Michael's focus is on:


  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Resource taxation
  • Reorganizations, restructurings and financings
  • Employee remuneration and compensation
  • Tax loss utilization transactions
  • Partnerships and joint ventures
  • Tax litigation and resolution of tax disputes

Securities and corporate law

  • General corporate matters
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate governance

Professional involvement

Professional associations

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

Representative work

Canadian Virtual Gurus Inc. Series A $8.4 million financing

Advised Canadian Virtual Gurus Inc. on their Series A $8.4 million financing for their diversity-focused virtual assistant marketplace.