Sandra A. Forbes - Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Sandra A. Forbes

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

Sandra Forbes is a partner in the Litigation, Competition & Foreign Investment Review and Investigations & White Collar Defence practices. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, a past president of The Advocates' Society and a former law clerk to the Honourable Peter Cory of the Supreme Court of Canada.

Sandra is recognized as a leading litigator in the areas of corporate/commercial, class action, securities, administrative and competition litigation. She has appeared before all levels of court in Canada and various administrative tribunals including the Ontario Securities Commission, the Competition Tribunal, the Ontario Energy Board and the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board.

A significant portion of Sandra's practice involves defending national and cross-border class actions alleging anti-competitive conduct, including those involving the air cargo, hydrogen peroxide, liquid crystal display panels, linerboard, chocolate confectionary products, automotive parts and vitamins industries.


Sandra's full bio is available here.

Client Comments

"Sandra is a pleasure to work with. She is extremely knowledgeable as a litigator and she truly understands that clients want prompt and cost-effective results. She is able to cut through the unnecessary procedural hurdles in obtaining these results. Sandra communicates effectively and is able to convey only necessary information, allowing the client to make an informed and timely decision. I would recommend Sandra to any company faced with litigation in Canada. "

-John Burgess
Senior Counsel - Litigation
Georgia-Pacific LLC

Office Location

155 Wellington Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 3J7

Practice Areas

Class Action Litigation
Competition / Antitrust Law
Corporate and Commercial Litigation