Subrata is a Partner in our Toronto office and National Vice Chair of the Competition and Foreign Investment Review Group. He has consistently been recognized as one of Canada’s leading competition/antitrust lawyers in international and domestic peer review surveys. Clients and peers have described Subrata as "terrific to work with, incredibly enthusiastic, a good strategic thinker" (Chambers Global) and "one of the best competition experts in the country" (Who's Who Legal).
Subrata focuses his practice on all aspects of competition/antitrust law, foreign investment law and regulatory litigation, including quasi-criminal and constitutional matters. He has defended clients in major international and domestic cartel investigations, cleared major mergers in virtually all industry sectors, and provided advice on other contentious and compliance matters under the Canadian Competition Act. Subrata carries on an extensive foreign investment practice, and has advised non-Canadian investors (including state owned enterprises) on Canadian foreign investment issues under the Investment Canada Act and other federal policies/legislation including as relevant to state owned enterprises. Subrata has had extensive experience in national security reviews under that legislation. He has appeared as counsel in all levels of court in the Province of Ontario, the Federal Court and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Subrata is actively involved in the firm’s International Business practice with particular emphasis on East Asia. He also provides high level advice on government relations, regulatory strategy and policy issues to global and domestic clients, particularly in the media and technology sectors.
He is routinely cited as an expert in Canadian competition/antitrust in major international and domestic business publications, including the Financial Times, Bloomberg, Globe and Mail and National Post.
Subrata has been an invited participant in programs organized by the World Economic Forum, World Knowledge Forum, Asia Pacific Economic Council and International Competition Network, where he has served as a Non-Governmental Advisor since 2009, and has actively participated in numerous ICN Annual Conferences and Workshops.
He is one of the few non-U.S. attorneys to have served on the Council and as an Officer of the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law.
Subrata sits as a director on the boards of Netflix Canada and the Canada China Business Council.
In 2018, Subrata received the Lexpert Zenith Award for Mid-Career Excellence.