Michael Tamblyn

Tel: 416 777 5366 Fax: 1 844 842 9184


Michael is a partner in Torkin Manes’ Construction Law and Commercial Litigation Groups. He practises construction and commercial litigation at the trial and appellate levels.

Michael's dispute resolution practice includes claims relating to infrastructure, commercial, residential and industrial construction projects, as well as joint venture agreements. He is also experienced in domestic and international arbitrations and cross-border litigation.

Michael represents developers, contractors, public and private corporations, and entrepreneurs in achieving effective, timely and cost-efficient resolution of disputes. He has lectured in the legal profession and to industry groups on a variety of construction and commercial litigation topics.

In addition to his recognition by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory 2021, Michael has also been recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada 2021 & 2022 as a leading Construction Law practitioner.

Awards & Recognition

  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory - "Recommended/Leading Lawyer" in the field of Construction Law
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada© - Construction Law


  • Canadian Bar Association

Publications & Presentations

Presentation Mar 30, 2022

Contract law and construction delays

Speaker, BiLD webinar


  • LL.B., University of Windsor, 1979


  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 1981