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Michael J. Hanley*

Tel: 416 777 5431 Fax: 1 888 497 8651
*Legal services provided through M. J. Hanley Professional Corporation

Michael advises entrepreneurial business clients involved in diverse concerns, including financial services, consumer products, mining exploration, green technologies, manufacturing and distribution, and investment funds, among others.

In securities matters, Michael’s expertise includes private and public offerings of securities, advising on compliance with securities legislation and stock exchange rules, shareholder meetings, advising investment funds and the registration of securities advisors and dealers.

His corporate experience includes negotiating and drafting shareholder agreements and commercial contracts, corporate governance matters, business acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations, and secured lending.




  • LL.B., University of Western Ontario, 1989
  • B.Comm. (Honours), Queen's University, 1986


  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 1991

Publications & Presentations


Update - What's Up With Crowdfunding and Other Initiatives

Torkin Manes Focus on Corporate Finance, April 2014 Republished in Private Capital Markets Association of Canada (PCMA) magazine in May 2014 This article was republished by the Private Capital Markets Association of Canada (PCMA)  in May of 2014. Read the entire article here
Apr 1, 2014

News & Media

In the News

Spin Master completes IPO

Lexpert Magazine Spin Master Corp. (Spin Master), a leading global children’s entertainment company that creates, designs, manufactures and markets a diversified...
Dec 10, 2015