100 King St W, Suite 3400, 1 First Canadian Pl, PO Box 130, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2009
Emrys regularly represents clients litigating mergers, responding to criminal and civil investigations, and defending alleged anti-competitive conduct. He has extensive experience working both for and against Canada's Competition Bureau, including as trial counsel to the Commissioner of Competition in his successful abuse of dominance application against the Toronto Real Estate Board. Emrys has acted for clients in complex, national class actions related to numerous auto parts, audiobooks, lithium ion rechargeable batteries, compressors, cathode ray tubes, optical disk drives, capacitors, resistors, foreign exchange markets, and airfares. Over the last decade, he has litigated some of the most influential price-fixing class actions in Canada, including Godfrey v Toshiba et al, a 2019 Supreme Court of Canada decision that defines the requirements to certify a price-fixing class action under Canada’s Competition Act. He is a member of the Ontario Bar Associations’ Bench-Bar Committee on Class Actions, the past-Chair of the Competition Litigation Committee of the Canadian Bar Association's Competition Law Section, and a member of the International Bar Association’s editorial board for Competition Law International.