181 Bay St, Suite 4400, Brookfield Pl, Bay Wellington Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1986 (ON)
James Musgrove is co-Chair of McMillan’s Competition and Antitrust practice group, and active in its advertising/consumer protection practice. He serves in the Leadership of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law. James is the 2014 winner of the GCR award for Behavioural Matter of the Year Americas for his successful defence of Mastercard and was named the 2015 advertising and marketing lawyer of the year, Toronto, by Best Lawyers. He is recognized as a leading competition and advertising lawyer by various rating organizations, including Chamber Global, GCR, Lexpert®/ALM Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers, Best Lawyers and Who's Who Legal, amongst others. Leading cases include representation of Mastercard, NutraSweet, Volkswagen, Suncor, Polaroid, West Fraser and Kraft, amongst others. James practises in the areas of competition, antitrust, foreign investment and marketing law. He advises on cartel, merger, distribution, investment review, foreign corrupt practices and misleading advertising amongst other issues. James makes regular representations and submissions to the Competition Bureau. He has experience in a wide variety of industries, including financial institutions, oil & gas, electricity, telecommunications, broadcasting, consumer products, retail and automotive, amongst others.