Meanwhile, the team at Heenan Blaikie has expanded its competition partnership over the past two years. The team now comprises four partners, including Montreal-based litigator Gary Morrison. Who’s Who Legal nominee and partner Subrata Bhattacharjee leads the team.
Recent work on the mergers front has included representing the Danaher Corporation of Canada in its US$6.8 billion purchase of Beckman Coulter, and the firm acted for Transforce in its purchase of assets from DHL Express Canada. The team has also been involved in the global air cargo, optical disk drive and automotive component cartel investigations. Other clients include American Express, BMW Canada, Netflix and Warner Bros, among others.
Heenan Blaikie LLP’s competition/antitrust group has consistently been recognized as one of Canada’s leading practices.
Our experience is comprehensive, including mergers, contentious matters (including cartel defence and class proceedings), distribution practices and consumer protection, as well as the related area of foreign investment review. Recent transactional work includes Lionsgate/Icahn Group, Danaher/Beckman Coulter and Transforce/Dynamex. Our contentious experience includes representation of clients in the global air cargo, auto parts and optical disk drive cases, as well as the domestic retail gasoline and government procurement investigations. Heenan Blaikie’s national platform also allows us to conduct a coordinated national defence of competition class proceedings. We have built our reputation on our ability to provide no-nonsense and highly personalized advice to some of the world’s leading multinationals and financial institutions, as well as leading international law firms.
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