Andrew Little delivers seasoned strategic advice, skilled advocacy and exceptional legal knowledge to Canadian, U.S., and other international clients.
Andrew's experience includes advice and advocacy on a diverse range of legal problems in many industries, including retail sales (e-commerce/Internet and in-store), large-scale construction and industrial projects, manufacturing (Canadian, United States and overseas), energy, transportation (rail, air and sea), retail gasoline, electricity, natural gas, petrochemicals, mining, real estate and international sale of goods, as well as judicial review and corporate and partnership disputes.Competition Law
Andrew served as General Counsel at Canada's Competition Bureau from 2013 to 2015. His expertise includes all aspects of competition/antitrust, including online marketing and e-commerce platforms, mergers, advertising and price representations, abuse of dominance (monopolization), price maintenance, intellectual property and other matters under the Competition Act and related laws. His clients include parties under investigation, companies seeking compliance advice, merging parties, and complainants to the Competition Bureau. He represented the Commissioner of Competition in successful abuse of dominance proceedings against The Toronto Real Estate Board, which also featured significant privacy and copyright issues.Complex Litigation and Arbitration
Andrew has also led major litigation and international arbitration matters, and handled government investigations, for over 25 years. In 2017, he represented the claimant at the hearing of an investor-state arbitration under Chapter 11 of NAFTA. He has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario and Alberta, the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal, the Competition Tribunal and the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as before numerous arbitral tribunals.
Andrew served as law clerk for Madam Justice Claire L'Heureux-Dubé at the Supreme Court of Canada in 1990-91. In addition to his law practice, from 2000 to 2007 he taught Corporate Litigation at the Faculty of Law, University of Calgary.