George N. Addy, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
155 Wellington St W
Toronto, ON M5V 3J7
Phone: (416) 863-5588
Fax: (416) 863-0871

Partner and head, competition & foreign investment review practice, focusing on regulatory and competition law, and providing advice on matters involving domestic and foreign regulators regarding cartels, M&A, trade practices, foreign investment law, telecom and broadcasting matters. He has appeared in provincial and federal courts and the Supreme Court of Canada as well as judicial inquiries and regulatory hearings on behalf of private and public sector clients. EVP and Chief General Counsel, TELUS Corporation (1996–99). Head, Canada’s Competition Bureau (1993–96) and its merger review branch (1989–93). Past chair, Competition Law and Policy Working Party, OECD. Past vice chair and member, Executive Board, Business Industry Advisory Committee, OECD. Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada; Expert Guides’ The Best of the Best as one of the world’s top 30 antitrust and competition counsel and its Guide to the World’s Leading Competition and Antitrust LawyersWho’s Who Legal: Competition; Chambers GlobalThe Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. Named Best Lawyers’ 2012 Toronto Competition/Antitrust Lawyer of the Year. Director and executive committee member of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Year Called to the Bar:1979 (ON); 1999 (AB)
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