Zirjan Derwa

Senior Associate
Toronto: 416.865.8144
Fax 416.865.7380


JD, 2011
Queen's University
MA, (Economics), 2008
University of Toronto
BSc (Mathematics and Engineering), 2007
Queen's University

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2012


Zirjan (Zee)’s practice focuses on competition law. He provides advice to clients on all aspects of Canadian competition law in connection with complex mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic alliances. Zee’s practice also includes advising on potentially anti-competitive business practices as well as compliance under the Competition Act. He assists clients in the navigation of multi-jurisdictional criminal anti-trust investigations and the defence of associated parallel civil class actions. Zee has acted for clients in abuse of dominance proceedings as well as many major national cartel cases.

Representative Work

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Law Business Research’s Who’s Who Legal—Future Leader in competition (2019)


FinTech Market Study May Lead to Important Regulatory Changes in Canada

Co-author, Competition and Foreign Investment Review Bulletin

Questionable Policy: New Canadian IP Enforcement Guidelines Miss the Mark on Pharma

Co-author, Competition and Foreign Investment Review Bulletin

Memberships and Affiliations

Zee is the Chair of the Economics and Law Committee as well as a member of the National Competition Law Section for the Canadian Bar Association.