David W Kent
Provided by David W Kent
David Kent, senior litigator in McMillan’s Advocacy and Class Action practices and in its Competition/Antitrust group. Practice involves complex litigation in competition, IP, commercial and regulatory disputes. Lead defence counsel in over 70 competition, consumer, securities, privacy and product liability class actions, including over 50 competition cases involving products such as sub-sovereign agency bonds, credit cards, Gmail, auto parts, e-books, tech components, DRAM, chemicals and vitamins. Matters at the Competition Tribunal include cartels, unilateral conduct, mergers and misleading advertising. Advised Competition Bureau on proposed 2008 Google/Yahoo! tie-up and 2010 BHP Billiton/Potash transaction. Represents broadcasters, cable networks, online music and movie/TV streaming services and social media sites in copyright rate litigation, with 30+ fully litigated rate hearings. Appears at all levels of Canadian courts including Supreme Court of Canada. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers.
Co-chair of the litigation group David Kent is an acclaimed Toronto-based litigator with a top-tier contentious practice. He is sought out for his representation on a number of high-profile class actions, particularly in the competition space on issues such as price fixing and false advertising. He acts for a number of notable national and international tech and financial services companies.
"His strong experience has helped us navigate challenging matters."
David Kent is an established Toronto-based competition litigator with a solid track record acting for clients on significant class actions and regulatory enforcement files. His experience includes playing a key role in prominent antitrust disputes in the automotive and banking industries.
"David is consistently a great, strategic partner who inspires confidence."