Michelle is chair of the firm’s Competition Law and Foreign Investment Group and a former chair of the national competition law section of the Canadian Bar Association. Michelle’s practice has a particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and competitor collaborations. She also provides strategic counselling advice on the application of the abuse of dominance and vertical restraint provisions of the Competition Act and antitrust compliance more generally. In addition, she represents both immunity applicants and targets of domestic and multinational conspiracy investigations. Michelle frequently represents targets and non-Canadian acquirers, including state-owned enterprises, confronted with the regulatory review process under the Investment Canada Act, Canada’s foreign investment legislation. She regularly makes submissions to and engages in dialogue with the Competition Bureau, the Department of Public Prosecutions and Industry Review Division of Industry Canada. Michelle is recognised as a leading practitioner by Chambers and Partners, Lexpert and The Best Lawyers in Canada.
WWL says: Michelle Lally is a “top name” in the market with wide-ranging competition expertise.
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