Sandeep J. Joshi

Sandeep J. Joshi, Associate, Litigation

Contact Information

  • tel: 403.260.7079
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Bar Admission

Ontario, 2004 ; Alberta, 2013

Education

  • University of Alberta, LL.B. (with Distinction)

Office

Calgary

Language(s)

English

Biography

Sandeep Joshi is a senior associate in the Litigation department in the firm’s Calgary office. His practice focuses on class actions, regulatory investigations and related proceedings, as well as complex product liability, competition/antitrust, securities, corporate, and commercial matters. He has appeared as counsel before all levels of court in Ontario, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, the B.C. Supreme Court, the Federal Court, regulatory agencies and administrative tribunals. Prior to joining Osler in 2013, Sandeep practised in the Toronto office of another preeminent Canadian law firm.

Notable Matters

 Sandeep has recently been involved in representing:

  • An international life insurance company in the successful defence, at trial, of a class action related to demutualization.
  • A major social networking website in the defence of a proposed privacy class action.
  • Global pharmaceutical companies in the defence of both a number of product liability class actions and individual product liability claims.
  • A nutritional supplements company in the defence of a proposed product liability class action.
  • An energy drink company in the defence of a proposed product liability class action.
  • A leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company in the defence of proposed class actions involving allegations of statutory breaches, civil conspiracy and unjust enrichment.
  • A financial cooperative in the defence of a consumer protection class action.
  • Companies in the airline, automotive parts, building, electronics, energy, fitness and shipping industries in investigations under the Competition Act and the defence of related class actions.
  • Companies in connection with responding to orders issued under section 11 of the Competition Act.
  • Companies and individuals in connection with investigations and related proceedings commenced by various securities regulators.
  • An energy services company in connection with an internal investigation and related proceedings regarding stock option practices.
  • A tobacco company in the defence of a multi-billion dollar product liability claim for the recovery of provincial health care costs.
  • A luxury automobile company in the defence of product liability claims.
  • A number of leading energy (oil and gas) companies in court and arbitration proceedings related to commercial disputes.

Affiliations

  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Class Actions Section, Ontario Bar Association
  • National Competition Law Section, Canadian Bar Association
  • Defence Research Institute

Publications/Events/Education

  • Playing the Odds: Implications of the Competition Bureau’s Increased Enforcement Activity and the Supreme Court of Canada’s Recent Class Action Decisions, The Marker (Criminal Matters Committee of the CBA National Competition Law Section), June 2014 (co-authored with Graham Reynolds).
  • E-discovery Essentials, Canadian Bar Association, Skilled Lawyer Series III, 2012
  • Best Practices for Making and Meeting Disclosure Requests, Canadian Bar Association, Skilled Lawyer Series II, 2011
  • Representing Third Parties Subject to an Antitrust Agency’s Formal Information Request, American Bar Association, Antitrust Brown Bag Series, 2010
  • A Defining Mistake: The Importance of Accurate Drafting in All Commercial Documents, Commercial Litigation Review (Vol. 8, No. 2), 2010
  • Certifying Antitrust and Consumer Protection Class Actions, American Bar Association, Antitrust Brown Bag Series, 2010
  • Certification of Antitrust Class Actions in Canada: Is the Bar Lowering?, Global Competition Review (Vol. 13, No. 2), 2010
  • Continuing Problems of Proof and Procedure in Canadian Class Actions, Canadian Bar Association, Annual Fall Conference on Competition Law, 2008
  • A Negligent Good Faith Purchaser?, Credit and Banking Litigation Journal (Vol. 9, No. 2), 2003 

Pro Bono/Community Work

  • Director, Casey House Hospice (Member, Governance and Redevelopment Committees)
  • Director, Casey House Foundation (Chair, Foundation Committee and Member, Governance Committee)