Michael M. Gallagher

Michael M. Gallagher
Legal Assistant

Michael is an associate with Cox & Palmer’s Halifax office. He practices in the area of health law and medical defence, including acting as counsel to the Canadian Medical Protective Association and its member physicians.

Michael also practices in the areas of commercial litigation and insurance defence.

Michael has acted for various entities and individuals in matters concerning debt recovery, fraud/theft related cases and in matters requiring advocacy and general defence in a multitude of scenarios. He has frequently acted in commercial disputes involving breach of contract, real property and landlord/tenant issues, and shareholder disputes.

Prior to joining Cox & Palmer, Michael worked at a Western Canadian law firm based out of Winnipeg, Manitoba where he practiced in the areas of health law, commercial law, and municipal assessment and taxation.


Bar Admission

  • Manitoba (2017)
  • Nova Scotia (2020)

Law School

  • University of Manitoba


  • University of Manitoba (JD, 2016)
  • University of Winnipeg (BA, 2013)

Community & Volunteer Activities

Grace Hospital Foundation, Board Member (2018-2020)

Law Society Memberships

  • The Law Society of Manitoba
  • Canadian Bar Association


  • English