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McCarthy Tétrault’s National Competition/Antitrust Group Tops Rankings for Canada

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April 16, 2009

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Yves Bériault
Oliver J. Borgers
Yves Comtois
Donald B. Houston
Randal T. Hughes
Jeanne L. Pratt
Madeleine Renaud




Toronto, April 16, 2009 — McCarthy Tétrault’s National Competition/Antitrust Group continues to be recognized as a leader in Canadian competition/antitrust law, as evidenced by recently released 2009 rankings. The 20-member team is praised in the rankings for its competition and Investment Canada advice on some of Canada's highest profile deals and competition cases in 2008.

Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers, in its 2009 edition ranks McCarthy Tétrault in Band 1, its top tier, for competition/antitrust. Chambers also ranked seven McCarthy Tétrault competition lawyers individually — Yves Bériault, Oliver Borgers, Yves Comtois, Donald Houston, Randal Hughes, Jeanne Pratt and Madeleine Renaud, most with multiple designations. McCarthy Tétrault competition lawyers received more individual rankings from Chambers Global than any other Canadian law firm.

The Global Competition Review’s GCR 100: A Guide To The World’s Leading Competition Law And Economics Practices and its Country Survey: Canada ranks McCarthy Tétrault’s Competition Law Group in its "Elite" category, the Review’s highest possible designation. It also recognized the expertise of several individual members of the McCarthy Tétrault team.

PLC’s Cross–Border Competition Handbook 2009 recognized the firm as having a "leading" competition practice in Canada, its highest designation, and recognized the expertise of several individual team members.

ACQ Finance named McCarthy Tétrault LLP its "Competition Law Firm of the Year" for 2008.

About McCarthy Tétrault’s Competition Group

The National Competition/Antitrust Group advises on the competition and Investment Canada aspects of both private and public mergers and acquisitions, structuring deals, compliance of business practices with the criminal and reviewable provisions of the Competition Act and the development and implementation of compliance programs. The Group has unsurpassed experience representing clients in proceedings before the Competition Tribunal, investigations by the Competition Bureau, criminal proceedings in the Courts and civil (class) actions in competition law matters.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm is well-established in major financial centres across Canada and in London, UK.

Built on a unique model of collaboration, the firm brings its legal talent, industry knowledge and practice experience, wherever they are needed, to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.

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Orna Dobner
416-601-7684
[email protected]
Hélène Sansoucy
514-875-1789
[email protected]
 

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