Susan M Hutton

Susan M Hutton
Office:
50 O'Connor Street
Suite 1600
K1P 6L2
City:
Ottawa
State:
Ontario
Country:
Canada
Tel:
+1 613 566 0530
Fax:
+1 613 230 8877

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Canada - Competition

Susan Hutton is a senior partner in Stikeman Elliott's competition and foreign investment and international trade practice groups. She has provided Competition Act and Investment Canada Act advice in respect of numerous complex mergers and acquisitions, for example, PotashCorp/Agrium, Bayer/MonsantoCanexus/Superior Plus and Canexus/ChemtradeMTS Allstream/Accelero, and CNOOC/Nexen. She provides clients with ongoing compliance advice and has guided clients through civil and criminal investigations, as well as complaints under the Competition Act. She is recognised by Chambers Global and Chambers Canada, which quotes sources as saying she “is superbly pragmatic and understands the issues internationally,” and that “her knowledge of the competition regime is incredible”. She is consistently recommended by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, and is named in The Best Lawyers in Canada for competition law.

Susan previously worked in the field of economic research with the Bank of Canada, prior to entering law. She has worked in Bangkok and Singapore, has advised the government of Vietnam regarding the development of its competition law, and is a member of the Asia-Pacific practice group, focusing specifically on China. 

Ms Hutton is an active member of many industry associations. Her roles include chair of the competition law section of the Canadian Bar Association (2015–2016) and past chair of the editorial board of the Canadian Competition Law Review. She is also active in the antitrust section of the ABA as well as the IBA antitrust committee. She publishes and speaks frequently on topics in her fields.

WWL says: Susan Hutton "really knows her stuff" and is a go-to lawyer at the firm for sophisticated advice on mergers.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Canada which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Competition: Lawyers

Susan Hutton is a senior partner in Stikeman Elliott's competition and foreign investment and international trade groups. She has provided Competition Act and Investment Canada Act advice in respect of numerous complex mergers and acquisitions, for example, PotashCorp/Agrium, Bayer/Monsanto, Canexus/Superior Plus and Canexus/Chemtrade, MTS Allstream/Accelero and CNOOC/Nexen. She provides clients with ongoing compliance advice and has guided clients through civil and criminal investigations, as well as complaints under the Competition Act. She is consistently recognised as a leading lawyer by The Legal 500 CanadaChambers Global and Chambers Canada, which quotes sources as saying she “is superbly pragmatic and understands the issues internationally”. She is consistently recommended by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and is named in The Best Lawyers in Canada for competition law.

Susan previously worked in the field of economic research with the Bank of Canada, prior to entering law. She has worked in Bangkok and Singapore, has advised the government of Vietnam regarding the development of its competition law. 

Susan is an active member of many industry associations. Her roles include past chair of the competition law section of the Canadian Bar Association (2015–2016) and past chair of the editorial board of the Canadian Competition Law Review. She publishes and speaks frequently on topics in her fields.

WWL says: Susan Hutton is widely recognised as a top name in competition law in Canada, an area in which she boasts tremendous knowledge.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Competition which can be purchased from our Shop.

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