Provided by Neil Campbell
Neil Campbell is Co-Chair of McMillan’s Competition and International Trade groups, and Chair of the firm’s Board of Partners. His competition practice focuses on Competition Act and Investment Canada Act merger clearances, cartel investigations and class actions, abuse of dominance proceedings and compliance issues. He was counsel to a defendant in the Godfrey case in which the Supreme Court of Canada clarified the standard for certification of competition class actions and the availability of umbrella purchaser claims. He is the Global Contributing Editor for Lexology / GTDT’s annual Cartel Regulation deskbook, and he won GCR’s Dealmaker of the Year award in 2016. Neil’s trade law practice includes anti-dumping and subsidy proceedings, export controls, sanctions, and foreign corrupt practices. He is particularly experienced in energy, financial services, pharmaceuticals/chemicals, agri-food, natural resources, transportation, and media/technology sectors. ABA – member of the Antitrust Law Section’s International Comments & Policy Committee. IBA – past chair, Antitrust Section; co-chair, Mergers Working Group. CBA – member of the Executive of the Competition Law & Foreign Investment Review Section. Doctorate in competition law (University of Toronto – 1993).
Toronto-based Neil Campbell is exceptionally well regarded for his expertise in the Canadian competition and foreign investment market. He frequently plays a leading role in major regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings.
"Neil Campbell has very strong credentials in the competition space and is incredibly sage in the way he gives advice." "He has a wealth of knowledge and is very pragmatic and calm in all situations."