Charles Tingley

Partner

Charles Tingley

Charles Tingley

Partner

“Very intelligent, thoughtful, incisive and practical.”
Client – Chambers Canada

Charles brings a combination of expert knowledge in competition law and enforcement agency experience to his practice. He advises on Canadian competition and foreign investment review law, including mergers, abuse of dominance, cartel investigations, misleading advertising and general compliance matters.

Charles has significant expertise in securing competition and foreign investment approvals for complex M&A transactions. He also assists clients in major competition litigation and in negotiating resolutions with the Competition Bureau.

He brings a unique understanding of enforcement agency concerns to his clients’ matters. Before rejoining us in 2012, he was Deputy General Counsel of the New Zealand Commerce Commission, where he managed the Commission’s major litigation portfolio and acted as counsel in a variety of complex competition proceedings.

Charles holds leadership positions within the Canadian and American Bar Associations. He launched and co-hosts the Counterfactual podcast produced by the CBA’s Competition Law and Foreign Investment Review Section, and serves as vice-chair of the Unilateral Conduct Committee of the American Bar Association’s section of Antitrust law. He is a board member of the children’s Ready, Set, Play.

Charles Tingley

Partner

“Very intelligent, thoughtful, incisive and practical.”
Client – Chambers Canada

Charles brings a combination of expert knowledge in competition law and enforcement agency experience to his practice. He advises on Canadian competition and foreign investment review law, including mergers, abuse of dominance, cartel investigations, misleading advertising and general compliance matters.

Charles has significant expertise in securing competition and foreign investment approvals for complex M&A transactions. He also assists clients in major competition litigation and in negotiating resolutions with the Competition Bureau.

He brings a unique understanding of enforcement agency concerns to his clients’ matters. Before rejoining us in 2012, he was Deputy General Counsel of the New Zealand Commerce Commission, where he managed the Commission’s major litigation portfolio and acted as counsel in a variety of complex competition proceedings.

Charles holds leadership positions within the Canadian and American Bar Associations. He launched and co-hosts the Counterfactual podcast produced by the CBA’s Competition Law and Foreign Investment Review Section, and serves as vice-chair of the Unilateral Conduct Committee of the American Bar Association’s section of Antitrust law. He is a board member of the children’s Ready, Set, Play.

WESCO Distribution Inc.

Acted as Canadian counsel to WESCO Distribution Inc. in the US$350-million sale of its integrated supply business to Vallen Distribution, Inc., a portfolio company of Nautica Partners, LLC.

BMS Group

Acted for BMS Group in its acquisition of Smith & Reid Insurance Brokers and O’Neil Insurance Brokers.

Burgundy Diamond Mines Limited

Acted for Burgundy Diamond Mines Limited (BDM) in its US$136-million acquisition of Arctic Canadian Diamond Company Limited, including the world-class Ekati Diamond Mine in Canada’s Northwest Territories, and Arctic Canadian Diamond Marketing N.V. Upon closing, BDM became one of the largest listed diamond companies globally.

BELLUS Health Inc.

Acted for BELLUS Health Inc. in its US$2-billion sale to GSK plc, a British-based pharmaceutical company.

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.

Acted for Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. both in its acquisition of Cape D’Or Holdings Limited and Barrington Terminals Limited, which operate an independent convenience store and fuel network in Atlantic Canada under the Esso, Wilsons Gas Stops and Go! Store brands, and in connection with obtaining the Canadian Competition Bureau’s approval for the transaction. Also acted for Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. in the divestiture of 52 retail and fuel locations to Harnois Énergies.

TotalEnergies EP Canada Ltd.

Acted for TotalEnergies EP Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of TotalEnergies SE, in connection with its acquisition of an additional 6.65% working interest in the Fort Hills oils sands project located approximately 90 km north of Fort McMurray, Alberta.

Axium Infrastructure

Acted for Axium Infrastructure Inc. in connection with the acquisition from Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners of the Travers Solar Project located in Vulcan County, Alberta. Situated on approximately 3,330 acres of land, the project has a total nameplate capacity of 465 MW, making it the largest solar project in Canada at the time of closing.

Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc.

Acted for Ivanhoe Cambridge Inc. in (i) its sale of an undivided 50% interest in the Place Laurier Québec (comprising of the shopping centre, Édifice Champlain and Tour Frontenac) located in Québec City to Douville, Moffet & Associés and (ii) the creation of a strategic partnership with Douville, Moffet & Associés to each take part in the accelerated redevelopment and the densification of such site. Place Laurier Québec has the highest municipally assessed value in Québec City.

Points.com Inc.

Acted for Points.com Inc., the global leader in powering loyalty commerce, in its sale by plan of arrangement to Plusgrade Parent L.P. in an all-cash transaction valuing Points at US$385 million.

AutoCanada Inc.

Acted for AutoCanada Inc., a multi-location North American automobile dealership group, in its acquisition of 11 dealerships from the Autopoint Group, a group that has operated for over 17 years across Southwestern Ontario with $345 million in annual revenue.

Ceská zbrojovka Defense SE

Acted as Canadian counsel for Ceská zbrojovka Group SE (CZG), a firearms manufacturer based in the Czech Republic, in its acquisition of 100% of the outstanding equity interest in Colt Holding Company LLC, the parent company of the storied U.S. firearms manufacturer Colt's Manufacturing Company LLC, as well as its Canadian subsidiary, Colt Canada Corporation.

WESCO International Inc.

Acted for WESCO International Inc. in the sale of its legacy WESCO Datacom business in Canada to Guillevin International, a Canadian distributor of industrial products.

WESCO International Inc.

Acted for WESCO International Inc. in the sale of its legacy WESCO Utility business in Canada to Rexel Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of France's Rexel Group.

Axium Infrastructure Inc.

Acted for Axium Infrastructure Inc. in its acquisition from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board of a 49% interest in an approximately 396 MW portfolio of four wind generation facilities (Summerhaven, Conestogo, Varna and Jericho) and two solar generation facilities (Sombra and Moore), all located in Ontario.

Canadian Real Estate Association

Acting for the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) to defend a proposed class action in the Federal Court alleging that CREA’s rule regarding broker commissions is anti-competitive.

S&P Global Inc.

Acted for S&P Global Inc. on Canadian regulatory matters in connection with its US$44-billion all-stock merger with IHS Markit.

WESCO International, Inc.

Acted as Canadian competition counsel to WESCO International, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based distributor of electrical, industrial, and communications products, in its US$4.5-billion acquisition of Anixter International Inc.

Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc. and Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board

Acted for Ivanhoé Cambridge and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in the sale of Carrefour de l'Estrie, one of the largest shopping centres in Québec, to an affiliate of Groupe Mach.

TransDigm Group Incorporated

Acted for TransDigm Group Incorporated, a global aerospace components manufacturer, on competition matters related to its US$4-billion acquisition of Esterline Technologies Corporation.

Axium Infrastructure Inc. and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company

Acted for Axium Infrastructure Inc. and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company in their joint $1.4-billion acquisition of AltaGas Ltd.'s remaining 55% interest in three hydroelectric projects in northwest British Columbia: the 195 MW Forrest Kerr Hydroelectric Facility, the 66 MW McLymont Creek Hydroelectric Facility and the 16 MW Volcano Creek Hydroelectric Facility.

Stingray Group Inc.

Acted for Stingray Group Inc. in its $506-million acquisition of Newfoundland Capital Corporation Limited, one of Canada's leading radio broadcasters with 101 licences (82 FM and 19 AM) across Canada, and the financing of this acquisition, which included $450 million of new credit facilities and $138 million of equity, comprising a $83-million bought deal offering of subscription receipts, a $40-million private placement of subscription receipts to the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, and $15 million from the exercise of pre-emption rights from the Boyko Group.

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.

Acted for Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. in the sale of 13 gas stations and retail sites to Irving Oil Limited in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

Axium Infrastructure Inc.

Acted for Axium Infrastructure Inc. in its $540-million acquisition of TransCanada's Ontario solar portfolio, consisting of eight facilities totalling approximately 105 MW of installed capacity.

PSP Investments

Acted for PSP Investments in its strategic initiatives with Pattern Energy Group Inc., including (i) the acquisition of a 9.9% interest in Pattern Energy; (ii) the joint venture between PSP and Pattern Energy to co-invest in various renewable projects; (iii) the joint acquisition with Pattern Energy of a 51% and 49% interest, respectively, in the 179 MW Meikle wind project in British Columbia and the 143 MW Mont Sainte-Marguerite wind project in Québec; and (iv) the acquisition of 49% of the Class B interests held by Pattern in the Panhandle 2 wind project in Texas.

Reckitt Benckiser

Acted as Canadian counsel to Reckitt Benckiser, a global consumer health and hygiene company, on competition and regulatory matters in connection with its US$17.9-billion acquisition of U.S.-listed Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, a global leader in pediatric nutrition.

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.

Acted for Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. in connection with (1) its acquisition of, by way of merger, the Texas-based gas-and-convenience-store chain CST Brands, Inc., valued at approximately US$4.4 billion; and (2) Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.'s subsequent sale of a portion of CST Brands, Inc.'s Canadian assets to Parkland Fuel Corporation for approximately US$750 million, subject to adjustments.

Novacap Industries III, L.P.

Acted for Novacap Industries III, L.P. in connection with the sale to Arlon Capital Partners of its interest in Idaho Pacific Holdings, Inc. and AgraWest Foods Ltd., manufacturers of dehydrated potato products.

La Coop fédérée

Acted for La Coop fédérée in connection with the combination of its Sonic division with Groupe Filgo for the purpose of merging their energy products distribution activities and their service stations operations.

Staples, Inc.

Acted for Staples, Inc. with respect to Canadian regulatory matters in connection with its proposed $6.3-billion acquisition of Office Depot, Inc.

United Technologies Corporation (UTC)

Acted as Canadian counsel to United Technologies Corporation (UTC) on competition and regulatory matters in connection with the US$9-billion sale of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation to Lockheed Martin Corporation.

H.J. Heinz Company

Acted for H.J. Heinz Company with respect to Canadian regulatory matters in connection with its acquisition of Kraft Foods Group, Inc., to create one of the world's largest food and beverage companies with combined sales of approximately US$28 billion.

Canadian Real Estate Association

Acted successfully for the Canadian Real Estate Association before the Competition Tribunal in a motion against the Commissioner of Competition to resolve a dispute with respect to the interpretation of a consent agreement and CREA's implementation of policies regarding the display of seller contact information and references to private sales.

Burger King Worldwide, Inc.

Acted for Burger King Worldwide, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Tim Hortons Inc. for approximately US$12.5 billion, the related financing, which involved a US$3-billion preferred equity investment from Berkshire Hathaway Inc., a secured US$7.25-billion credit facility and a private placement of US$2.25 billion of second lien secured notes, and an associated tender offer for Tim Hortons' outstanding US$1.2 billion of debt securities. This transaction resulted in the creation of Restaurant Brands International, a new global company headquartered in Canada, and the third-largest quick service restaurant in the world with approximately US$23 billion in system sales and over 18,000 restaurants in 100 countries. The transaction was recognized as Global M&A Deal of the Year: Canada by The American Lawyer's 2015 Global Legal Awards.

Mars, Incorporated

Acted as Canadian counsel to Mars, Incorporated on competition and regulatory matters in connection with its US$2.9-billion acquisition of the Procter & Gamble Company's pet food business in North America and other major markets.

Paladin Labs Inc.

Acted for Paladin Labs Inc. in connection with its acquisition by Endo Health Solutions Inc. in a stock and cash transaction valued at approximately $3 billion.

Bureau Veritas SA

Acted for Bureau Veritas SA in connection with its $650-million acquisition of Maxxam Analytics International Corporation.

Richard D. Kinder, GS Capital Partners V Fund, LP, AIG Global Asset Management Holdings Corp., et al.

Acted as Canadian counsel to GS Capital Partners V Fund, LP, AIG Knight LLC, Carlyle Partners IV, LP and Carlyle/Riverstone Global Energy and Power Fund III, LP in connection with the US$26.5 billion management buyout of Kinder Morgan Inc.

BCE Inc.

Acted for BCE Inc. on the recapitalization and ownership restructuring of Bell Globemedia Inc. valued at $1.3 billion.

Teachers' Private Capital

Acted for Teachers' Private Capital on its acquisition of CFM Corp. in a transaction valued at US$230 million.

Canada Pipe Company Ltd.

Acted for Canada Pipe Company Ltd. before the Competition Tribunal, Federal Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada with respect to the only fully contested abuse of dominance case to be decided in Canada in more than 15 years. This matter was decided in favour of Canada Pipe following a lengthy trial in the Competition Tribunal and against Canada Pipe in the Federal Court of Appeal. The matter was eventually resolved through a negotiated Consent Agreement in December 2007.

ROW Entertainment Income Fund and Standard Broadcasting Corporation Ltd.

Acted for both ROW Entertainment Income Fund (ROW) and Standard Broadcasting Corporation Ltd. as ROW acquired all of the home entertainment distribution assets of Video One Canada Ltd. from Standard Broadcasting Corporation Ltd. to create one of Canada's leading distributors of home entertainment products, including CDs, DVDs and multi-platform video games.

Osprey Media Group

Acted for Osprey Media Group in regard to its acquisition of Torstar Corporation's weekly community newspapers in Ontario and their associated publications and the sale by Osprey of certain publishing and printing operations to Torstar.

Speaking Engagement

Host, Counterfactual podcast, Canadian Bar Association, Competition and Foreign Investment Review Section, “All Rise for the Adam F. Fanaki Competition Law Moot”

Mar. 19, 2024 - Listen to Podcast

Bulletin

First Set of Major Changes to Canada’s Competition Act in Force

Dec. 19, 2023 - With royal assent to Bill C-56, The Affordable Housing and Groceries Act, occurring on December 15, 2023, important changes to Canada’s competition law framework came into force. The amendments that came into effect immediately on December 15, 2023: repeal the...

Speaking Engagement

Host, Counterfactual podcast, Canadian Bar Association, Competition Law and Foreign Investment Review Section, “The Judge and the Clerk—An Inside Look at the Canadian Competition Tribunal”

Oct. 06, 2023 - Listen to Podcast.

Bulletin

Canadian Government Announces “First Set” of Competition Act Reforms

Sept. 19, 2023 - In a recent press release, Canada’s Prime Minister announced a “first set” of proposed changes to the Competition Act, with additional “comprehensive legislative reforms” to follow in the coming months. While the federal government launched a consultation process on Competition...

Bulletin

Competition Bureau Tests Canada’s New Drip Pricing Law

May 25, 2023 - Canada’s Commissioner of Competition filed an application under the deceptive marketing provisions of the Competition Act (Act) on May 18, 2023, alleging that Cineplex Inc. is making false or misleading representations to the public on its website and mobile app about the prices of its...

Speaking Engagement

Host, Counterfactual podcast, Canadian Bar Association, Competition Law and Foreign Investment Review, “Taking the Pulse of Artificial Intelligence”

Dec. 15, 2022 - Listen to Podcast.

Bulletin

Canada Moves to Strengthen National Security Review of Foreign Investments

Dec. 14, 2022 - The Canadian government has proposed legislation to update and reinforce its national security review process under the Investment Canada Act (ICA). The proposed changes contained in Bill C-34, National Security Review of Investments Modernization Act (Bill) are the most...

Bulletin

Government Report Indicates Robust Foreign Investment Review in Canada

Dec. 01, 2022 - The Canadian government recently released the 2021-2022 Annual Report covering non-cultural1 foreign investment reviews under the Investment Canada Act (ICA) from April 1, 2021 through March 31, 2022. Given the government’s reluctance to publicize details of its ICA reviews,...

Article

Significant changes to Canadian competition law, co-author

Dec. 01, 2022 - Financier Worldwide Magazine
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Bulletin

Canada Clamps Down on Foreign SOE Investments in Critical Minerals

Nov. 15, 2022 - The Canadian government announced a new policy on October 28, 2022 (the Policy) under the Investment Canada Act (ICA) governing investments by state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in Canada’s critical minerals sector. The government followed the issuance of the Policy with an announcement on...

Speaking Engagement

Moderator, Canadian Bar Association, Competition Law Fall Conference, “The New World of Abuse of Dominance”; Ottawa, ON; Oct. 20 & 21

Oct. 20, 2022

Speaking Engagement

Host, Counterfactual podcast, Canadian Bar Association, Competition Law and Foreign Investment Review, “In Conversation with the Bureau’s Chief Economist”

Sept. 09, 2022 - Listen to Podcast.

Speaking Engagement

Host, Counterfactual podcast, Canadian Bar Association, Competition Law and Foreign Investment Review, “Counterfactual Kick-Off with Former Commissioners”

June 28, 2022 - Listen to Podcast.

Bulletin

Federal Government Enacts Significant Amendments to Canada’s Competition Act

June 24, 2022 - Significant amendments to Canada’s Competition Act (Act) were enacted on June 23, 2022, with the passing of the federal government’s 2022 budget implementation legislation. The amendments foreshadow more aggressive Competition Bureau (Bureau) enforcement of the Act, especially regarding...

Speaking Engagement

Canadian Bar Association, “Consent Agreements 101”; Webcast

Apr. 21, 2022

Bulletin

Foreign Investment Review in Canada: Top Trends and Developments for 2022

Mar. 01, 2022 - The past year generated substantial interest in the operation of the Investment Canada Act (ICA), especially the national security review process, against the backdrop of changes in government policy that purport to articulate a more expansive view of Canada’s national security interests. ...

Bulletin

Commissioner of Competition Urges Reboot of Canadian Competition Law

Oct. 28, 2021 - In his annual address to Canada’s competition bar last week, the Commissioner of Competition, Matthew Boswell, offered a full-throated defence of vigorous competition law enforcement as a key driver of Canada’s post-pandemic economic recovery. Rather than outlining the Competition Bureau’s...

Bulletin

Canadian Competition Law Compliance: Q&A for Responding to COVID-19

Apr. 09, 2020 - Disruptions to businesses in Canada and across the globe as the COVID-19 public health crisis continues to unfold are raising a variety of competition law issues that will need to be managed in responding to challenges and opportunities associated with the ongoing pandemic. We highlight some of...

Article

Small Mergers Are Big Deals for Canada’s Competition Bureau

Mar. 06, 2020 - The Threshold, No. 1, Vol. 20 (ABA Section of Antitrust Law)
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Speaking Engagement

Moderator, Canadian Bar Association, “Creeps, Killers and Zombies: Antitrust Review of Small Mergers in the Digital Economy”; Toronto, ON

Jan. 31, 2020

Bulletin

Canadian Competition Bureau Sends Year-End Tidings of Merger Filings

Dec. 23, 2019 - In his own version of the pre-holiday rush, the Canadian Commissioner of Competition has in the last several days challenged one merger transaction and entered into a consent agreement to preserve assets pending his review of another. The Commissioner’s latest actions reflect and reinforce the...

Article

Recent Developments in Abuse of Dominance Law in Canada: When is Anti-Competitive Conduct Justified?, co-author

Dec. 06, 2019 - Kluwer Competition Law Blog (Wolters Kluwer)

Article

A Revival or an Aberration? Prohibition Orders Without a Conviction for Cartel Offences Under the Competition Act, co-author

Dec. 02, 2019 - The Marker (Canadian Bar Association)
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Bulletin

Small Mergers Loom Large on Canadian Competition Bureau’s Radar

Sept. 30, 2019 - Canada’s Competition Bureau is actively seeking and reviewing smaller acquisitions that may not exceed pre-merger notification thresholds under the Competition Act but that may nonetheless raise substantive competition issues. The Bureau’s demonstrated interest in evaluating smaller...

Guide

Investment Canada Act: Guide for Foreign Investors in Canada, 2019 Edition

Feb. 02, 2019 - The regulatory landscape for foreign investments in Canada is constantly evolving. As a regular adviser on matters relating to the Investment Canada Act (ICA), Davies has updated this informative guide for foreign investors and their advisers, which provides an overview of the ICA and how...

Speaking Engagement

Canadian Bar Association, Competition Law Section, Legislation and Competition Policy Committee, “From Bid Analytics to Bounties: Non-Leniency Techniques for Detecting Bid-Rigging and Cartel Conduct”; Toronto, ON

Jan. 07, 2019

Speaking Engagement

Host, Moderator and Speaker, Canadian Bar Association, Competition Law Section, Mergers Committee Roundtable with Competition Bureau Officials, “Mergers Task Force Report”; Toronto, ON

May 31, 2018

Speaking Engagement

Canadian Bar Association, Competition Law Section, International Committee, “How a Domestic or International Secondment Can Change your Career”; Toronto, ON

Apr. 26, 2018

Bulletin

Top Competition and Foreign Investment Review Trends and Issues for 2018

Jan. 31, 2018 - In our annual forecast of the year ahead for Canadian competition and foreign investment review law, we evaluate how developments in 2017 will influence these areas of the law in 2018. We discuss below the top issues and trends to watch for this year. New Leadership at the Bureau and a Year...

Bulletin

Top Competition and Foreign Investment Review Trends and Issues for 2017

Jan. 20, 2017 - In our annual forecast of the year ahead for Canadian competition and foreign investment review law, we evaluate how developments in 2016 will influence these areas of the law in 2017. We discuss below the top issues and trends to watch for this year. Liberalization of Canada’s Foreign...

Speaking Engagement

Chair, Canada Bar Association, Competition Law Fall Conference, “The Trouble with TREB: Lessons Learned and the Future of Abuse of Dominance in Canada” Panel Session

Oct. 06, 2016

Article

Chemical Reaction: Canada and United States Differ on Industrial Review

Aug. 03, 2016 - Over the years, Canada’s Competition Bureau (Bureau) has developed a close working relationship with its counterpart agencies in the United States, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) as agency coordination can lead to consistent...

Bulletin

Top Competition and Foreign Investment Review Trends and Issues for 2016

Jan. 18, 2016 - In our annual forecast of the year ahead for Canadian competition and foreign investment review law, we evaluate how developments in 2015 will influence these areas of the law in 2016. Our top issues and trends to watch for this year include the following: The impact of the new federal...

Speaking Engagement

American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law Corporate Counseling Committee – June Antitrust Update

July 15, 2015

Article

Merger Review in Canada

Mar. 17, 2015 - The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its first decision in nearly 20 years regarding the Competition Act’s merger provisions on 22 January 2015. Its decision in Tervita Corp v Canada (Commissioner of Competition) is important because (1) it sets out the proper...

Bulletin

Top Competition and Foreign Investment Review Trends for 2015

Jan. 15, 2015 - Our top Canadian competition and foreign investment review trends to watch for in 2015 reflect a confluence of key themes. In particular, developments are unfolding in a regulatory environment in which the administration and enforcement of the Competition Act and Investment Canada...

Speaking Engagement

Chair, Canadian Bar Association, 2013 Annual Competition Law Fall Conference, “Waking the Sleeping Giant: Competition Issues in the Pharmaceutical Industry” Panel Session

Oct. 04, 2013

Speaking Engagement

Chair, Criminal Matters Committee, Canadian Bar Association’s Competition Law Section and American Bar Association’s Section of International Law, teleseminar, Cartel Enforcement in Smaller Jurisdictions: Issues and Challenges

Nov. 06, 2012

Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business—Competition/Antitrust

Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business—Competition/Antitrust

GCR 100 Canada: A Guide to the World’s Leading Competition Law and Economics Practices—Competition and Foreign Investment Review

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Competition Law

The Best Lawyers in Canada—Advertising and Marketing Law; Competition/Antitrust Law

Who’s Who Legal: Competition; Who’s Who Legal: Canada—Competition

Expert Guides—Competition and Antitrust

Bar Admissions

New Zealand, 2008
Ontario, 2002

Education

McGill University, BCL/LLB (with Great Distinction), 2000
McGill University, BA (First Class Honours), 1996

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law
Canadian Bar Association, Competition Law and Foreign Investment Review Section

Board Memberships

Ready, Set, Play Children’s Charity

Community Involvement

American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law, Unilateral Conduct Committee, vice-chair
Canadian Bar Association, Competition Law and Foreign Investment Review Section, Podcast Committee, former chair
Canadian Bar Association, Competition Law Section, Legislation and Competition Policy Committee, former vice-chair
Canadian Bar Association, Competition Law Section, 2016 Competition Law Spring Forum, former chair
Canadian Bar Association, Competition Law Section, Reviewable Matters/Unilateral Conduct Committee, former chair
Canadian Bar Association, Competition Law Section, Mergers Committee, former chair
McGill University Faculty of Law, Alumni Mentor Program, mentor
McGill University Faculty of Law, Moot Court Team, Adam F. Fanaki Competition Law Moot, coach