Joshua Chad

Joshua Chad
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Who's Who Legal Competition: Future Leaders - Non Partners

Joshua Chad is an associate in McMillan’s competition and antitrust group. Mr Chad practises in all areas of competition law, including merger clearances, cartel and price-fixing defence, abuse of dominance (unilateral conduct) and advertising matters. Mr Chad is also active in matters involving the Investment Canada Act, Canada’s foreign investment review regime.

Mr Chad has served two years as young lawyer representative for the ABA section of antitrust’s unilateral conduct committee. He has also assisted with organising the past two CBA section of competition law autumn conferences and has served as a vice chair of the CBA section of competition law’s young lawyers committee.

Mr Chad's notable mergers cases include Anheuser-Busch/SABMiller, Baker Hughes/GE, Luxottica/Essilor, Novartis/GlaxoSmithKline (oncology, vaccines and consumer health transactions), Nissan/Mitsubishi Motors, Rogers/BCE/GLENTEL, MeadWestvaco/Rock-Tenn, JAB/Keurig, Coty/Procter & Gamble, G3 Global Grain Group/Canadian Wheat Board, Bertelsmann SE/Pearson (joint venture).

Mr Chad’s leading cartel investigations and class actions include those involving auto parts, building products, chocolate confectionery, construction materials, credit cards and e-books.

Mr Chad has advised on matters across a broad range of industries including automotive, chemicals, construction, consumer products, financial services, food and beverage, media and entertainment, oil and gas, payments services, pharmaceuticals, private equity, telecommunications and transportation.

Before attending law school, Mr Chad studied finance and obtained an honours bachelor of business administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. Mr Chad joined McMillan as a summer student in 2011, returned to complete his articles in 2013, and was subsequently called to the Bar in 2013. He received his JD from the University of Toronto.

WWL says: Joshua Chad has acted on a range of high-profile merger cases and is regarded by peers as "a pleasure to work with".

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