Michael Milne

International Trade Counsel / Ottawa

Michael Milne is International Trade Counsel and a Certified Customs Specialist in Cassidy Levy Kent’s Ottawa office.  Mr. Milne has also worked in Cassidy Levy Kent’s Washington, D.C. office.

Mr. Milne assists clients with all issues arising from the movement of goods and services across international borders. Mr. Milne advises clients with respect to customs issues, export controls, economic sanctions, and trade controls in the defense contracting sector.

In antidumping and countervailing duty investigations, Mr. Milne represents domestic producers, importers, foreign exporters and governments before the Canadian International Trade Tribunal, Canadian Federal Courts, and the U.S. International Trade Commission as well as before the Canada Border Services Agency and the U.S. Department of Commerce.. He has also appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

Prior to joining CLK Canada, Mr. Milne practiced corporate-commercial civil litigation and international trade law in the Toronto office of a national law firm.

Professional Affiliations

  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Advocates’ Society
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Society of Customs Brokers

Education

  • J.D., University of Toronto Faculty of Law
  • A.B., cum laude, Dartmouth College; Story Prize for best philosophy thesis written in the graduating year; nominated for Rintels Prize for best undergraduate thesis written in the graduating year; high honors earned in the major (philosophy)

Bar Memberships

  • Ontario