Ms Sandy Walker > Dentons > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile

Dentons
77 KING STREET WEST
SUITE 400
TORONTO, ONTARIO M5K 0A1
Canada

Work Department

Competition and Antitrust; Energy

Position

Partner

Career

Sandy Walker is Co-Chair of the firm’s National Competition Law and Foreign Investment Review Practice Group. Sandy has extensive experience in competition and antitrust law matters and is recognized as one of the country’s leading Investment Canada Act specialists. Her practice focuses on securing regulatory approvals for mergers from the Competition Bureau, Investment Canada and other regulatory agencies. She also advises on compliance issues relating to pricing, distribution and trade practices, as well as anticorruption matters under Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act.

Sandy represents clients in an array of diverse industries such as mining, financial services, oil and gas, automotive, media, food and beverage, manufacturing, transportation and retail.

An active member of the Canadian Bar Association, Sandy is Chair of the Mergers Committee, Competition Law Section and is the former Chair of the Foreign Investment Review Committee. She is also Vice-Chair of the International Antitrust Committee of the American Bar Association’s International Law Section and an active member of the Antitrust Law Section and regular speaker at ABA, CBA and other conferences.

Read Sandy’s full biography here.

Languages

English

Memberships

Education

London School of Economics, LL.M. (with Merit)
Queen’s University, Honours B.A. (First Class) in Economics and Political Studies
University of Toronto, LL.B.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Competition and antitrust

The team at Dentons takes advantage of the firm’s global network to advise a range of clients on cross-border matters. The team is reputed for its merger control and litigation expertise with clients also seeking its advice on navigating challenges that arise from the Investment Canada Act. The practice is co-led by Sandy Walker and Barry Zalmanowitz KC from Toronto and Edmonton respectively. Walker’s practice focus lies within obtaining government approvals for M&A from the Competition Bureau and other regulatory agencies, meanwhile Zalmanowitz is a thoroughly experienced litigator.