155 Wellington St W
Toronto, ON M5V 3J7
Phone: (416) 863-5574
Fax: (416) 863-0871
E-mail: sforbes@dwpv.com
 
 
 

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 and a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and 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 1990–1991. Select Recognition: Chambers Global; Chambers Canada; Benchmark Canada; GCR 100 Canada; The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; Benchmark’s Top 250 Women in Litigation; The Legal 500 Canada; Who’s Who Legal Canada.


Year Called to the Bar:1992 (ON)
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