Chambers Global 2010 names four of Torys' lawyers among Canada's top competition and antitrust lawyers

February 23, 2010

John Laskin, Jay HolstenPhilip Mohtadi and Omar Wakil are among Canada's top competition and antitrust lawyers in Chambers & Partners' Chambers Global: World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Client’s Guide 2010.

Torys impresses sources with the quality of its work for its blue-chip client base. The group acted on significant matters such as representing Panasonic Canada in regulatory and class action proceedings involving an alleged global cartel in the cathode ray tubes market.

  • A key lawyer in the Panasonic Canada case confirmed John Laskin's strong reputation for cartel class actions.
  • Jay Holsten is a strong presence in mergers and an "expert in his field with an ever-practical approach." He represented the International Petroleum Investment Company in all competition issues concerning its acquisition of NOVA Chemicals.
  • Philip Mohtadi focuses on corporate work, although he also has a significant presence relating to Investment Canada.
  • A rising star in the competition group, Omar Wakil has a strong international reputation and visibility. He is active on mergers, cartels and abuse of dominance matters.

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