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Sandra A Forbes

Toronto, Canada Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Competition/Antitrust: Litigators
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Sandra Forbes is hailed as "one of the top litigators in the country," by sources who add: "She has a knack for striking the right tone and gaining the trust of those she is looking to convince." A skilled class actions lawyer, she has experience defending an impressive range of competition-related cases, including deceptive marketing and criminal cartel matters.
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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 Canada; 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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