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Michael Fox

Associate Counsel


P:  604-828-6002

F:  604-398-3422


An experienced criminal defence lawyer, Michael Fox assists Iris Legal's clients in environmental and other regulatory investigations and prosecutions.  Michael has assisted in major investigations and prosecutions under the Fisheries Act, Environmental Management Act, and Forest Act, among others.  Having spent much of his career on his feet in court, Michael also provides Iris Legal with valuable litigation strategy and legal research support.

Michael also maintains an active criminal law practice, with over 15 years of experience in both criminal prosecutions and criminal defence work.  His experience in these areas and his knowledge of criminal law procedure are a real asset  -- one of our not-so-secret weapons that allows us to assist clients in navigating potential liability under environmental and other regulatory legislation, at effective rates.


  • Member, Law Society of BC


  • University of British Columbia, LL.B, 2005

  • University of Calgary, B.Sc, 2001


Whenever possible, Michael sheds his suit and laptop for well-used touring skis and mountain bikes to explore BC's alpine environment.  Michael's philosophy on adventures is "the higher and the harder, the better", which we think shows up in his professional endeavours too.  He tends to drag many friends and the occasional client along for the ride on these adventures.  Michael is also passionate about photography ( and has contributed a number of photos to Iris Legal's website. 

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