Mr Barry Zalmanowitz KC > Dentons > Edmonton, Canada > Lawyer Profile

2500 Stantec Tower
10220 - 103 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 0K4

Work Department

Competition and Antitrust; Litigation and Dispute Resolution; Mergers and Acquisitions; Energy




Barry Zalmanowitz is a member of Dentons Canada LLP’s Edmonton office and co-chair of the Firm’s national Competition Law group. He advises and represents clients in all aspects of the Competition Act, including mergers and notifiable transactions, conspiracy and other criminal provisions, private damage actions, reviewable practices and misleading advertising. He also represents clients in compliance with the Investment Canada Act and establishes competition and antitrust compliance programs and policies.

Barry has been competition law counsel in many significant transactions providing pre-transaction advice, compliance with pre-notification filings and obtaining clearances from the Commissioner of Competition.

He is experienced in representing clients in contested merger proceedings and defence of clients in criminal cartel prosecutions and deceptive marketing proceedings.

Barry’s industry experience includes agriculture, oil and gas, restructured electricity, oil and gas service, pipeline, retail and airlines.





University of Alberta, 1979, LLB
University of Alberta, 1975, M.A. (Economics)
University of Alberta, 1973, BA

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.