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Omar Wakil

Omar Wakil
Firm:
Office:
Suite 3000
79 Wellington Street West
Box 270, TD Centre
M5K 1N2
City:
Toronto
State:
Ontario
Country:
Canada
Tel:
+1 416 865 7635
Fax:
+1 416 865 7380

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Competition: Lawyers

Omar Wakil is the co-head of Torys’ competition and foreign investment review practice. In his competition law practice, Omar provides strategic advice to clients involved in mergers, cartel and abuse of dominance reviews and investigations under the Competition Act. In his foreign investment review practice, Omar advises on net benefit and national security reviews under the Investment Canada Act. Omar is the author of two of the leading reference texts in these areas, The Annotated Competition Act and The Annotated Investment Canada Act.

WWL says: Omar Wakil is a strategic and “very bright” adviser with broad expertise across the complete range of competition law issues, including abuse of dominance, cartels and transactional matters.

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Who's Who Legal Canada - Competition

Omar Wakil is co-chair of the competition and foreign investment review group of Torys LLP. He advises Canadian and international clients on all aspects of competition law and on net benefit and national security reviews under the Investment Canada Act.

He is the author of two leading reference texts, The Annotated Competition Act and The Annotated Investment Canada Act. He is a non-governmental adviser to the International Competition Network, a member of the CD Howe Institute’s Competition Policy Council and past chair of the mergers and foreign investment review committees of the national competition law section of the Canadian Bar Association.

Omar is widely regarded as one of Canada’s leading lawyers and in 2008 Global Competition Review named him one of the world’s 40 leading competition lawyers under the age of 40. 

WWL says: Omar Wakil is one of our highest rated lawyers in this area this year. He is particularly noted for his advisory work on major M&A transactions. 

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

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