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Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Work Department

Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment


Chair of Blakes Competition & Foreign Investment Group, which has been ranked as the top competition law practice in the Americas. Recognized as one of the world’s most highly regarded lawyers. A trusted advisor to senior counsel and CEOs. Has advised the Competition Bureau and has testified before Parliamentary Committees regarding foreign investment in Canada. Recognized at the top of the major ranking services, including as one of Canada‘s 25 most influential lawyers and as Competition Lawyer of the Year, Canada.


Past Chair of the CBA Competition Law Section, founder of the CBA Foreign Investment Review Committee. C.D. Howe Competition Policy Council.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Competition and antitrust

(Hall of Fame)

Brian FaceyBlake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP‘s team handles both contentious and non-contentious competition matters. Navin Joneja and Julie Soloway are often involved in competition law and policy issues. Joneja’s position as immediate past-Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s National Competition Law Section, the leading advocacy organisation for Canadian competition lawyers, enables him to give clients seamless advice and insight. Soloway also acquires extensive expertise having served over 11 years on the American Bar Association Section of Antritrust Law; the pair co-lead the practice from Toronto. The team is also acclaimed for its litigation expertise and often oversees abuse of dominance cases, as well advertising cases and contentious mergers. Mention is also given to Brian Facey, Randall Hofley, Robert Kwinter and Cassandra Brown for their collective expertise in mergers, litigation and foreign investment. The team welcomed Elder Marques from the Government of Canada while David Dueck and Julia Potter were promoted to partner in January 2022.