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Sandra A Forbes

Toronto, Canada Canada Guide 2022 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Litigation: General CommercialCompetition/Antitrust: LitigatorsDispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence)
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Litigation: General Commercial - Ontario

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Sandra Forbes is an accomplished commercial litigator, best known for her handling of high-value class action proceedings, particularly those relating to competition and antitrust. She is based in Toronto.
"She is an exceptional lawyer with highly developed legal skills." "Sandra Forbes is a consummate litigator."
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Competition/Antitrust: Litigators - Nationwide - Canada

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Toronto-based Sandra Forbes is a skilled class actions and antitrust lawyer who has experience defending an impressive range of competition-related cases, including deceptive marketing and criminal cartel matters. She also has an active commercial litigation practice.
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Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence) - Nationwide - Canada

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Toronto-based Sandra Forbes is highly respected in the Canadian market for her skilful handling of class actions. She has particular expertise in the field of competition, standing out for her major role in price-fixing claims in the automotive and food industries.
"Sandra Forbes has excellent client management skills and is very responsive."
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Sandra is a leading litigator who specializes in corporate, class action, securities and competition litigation. A significant portion of her practice involves defending clients in national and cross-border class actions. She acts for clients before all levels of court and various administrative tribunals in Canada, including the Competition Tribunal. Sandra has achieved successful results for clients on diverse issues, including class actions alleging anti-competitive conduct or collusion, and competition matters such as abuse of dominance. She is highly experienced in defending litigation for directors and audit committees. Sandra is the past president of The Advocates’ Society, a Regent of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. She is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law where she teaches the Advanced Advocacy course. Sandra was a law clerk to the Honourable Justice Peter Cory of the Supreme Court of Canada from 1990 to 1991. Select Recognition: Chambers Global; The Legal 500 Canada; GCR 100 Canada; The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; Lexpert Special Edition: Litigation; Benchmark Canada; Who’s Who Legal: Canada.

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