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Expertise Based Abroad

Competition/Antitrust

Canada

11 Years Ranked

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Provided by Melanie Aitken

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Co-chair of the Competition/Foreign Investment practice and Managing Principal of Bennett Jones (US) LLP. Specializes in the Canadian aspects of global competition law and litigation. Melanie leads and litigates leading merger cases, both for and against the government, and represents clients in significant abuse and class action matters.

Career

Melanie was Canada's Commissioner of Competition from 2009 to 2012, in charge of the Competition Bureau, and Headed merger review from 2007-2009. Melanie is widely recognized as one of Canada's leading competition lawyers.

Personal

University of Toronto BA, 1988; University of Toronto LLB, 1991, Dean's Key.

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