Gajan Sathananthan

Gajan Sathananthan

Associate, Competition/Antitrust and Foreign Investment

Contact Information

tel: 416.862.4287



Bar Admission

Ontario (2017)


McGill University, B.C.L. & LL.B.

University of Waterloo, B.ASc. (Systems Design Engineering)

Gajan is an associate in Osler’s Competition and Foreign Investment Group. Gajan’s practice covers all areas of competition/antitrust, foreign investment and international trade. He has advised domestic and international clients in a variety of industries on competition law matters as well as matters related to the Investment Canada Act. Gajan also advises multinational and domestic businesses on international trade policy, international trade strategies, and market-access concerns, including export and import controls and trade remedies, such as anti-dumping, countervailing and safeguard measures.

Gajan graduated from McGill Law School (LL.B. and B.C.L.) and completed his undergraduate degree in Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo. Prior to law school, Gajan worked as a technology consultant for a large consulting firm.

  • Drax Group plc

    Drax Group plc in its announced acquisition of Pinnacle Renewable Energy

  • KingSett Capital

    KingSett Capital in its sale of VersaCold Logistics to TorQuest Partners

  • Verafin

    Verafin in its US$2.75 billion acquisition by Nasdaq

  • Husky Energy Inc.

    Husky Energy Inc. in its $23.6 billion agreement with Cenovus Energy Inc. to create a new integrated energy leader

  • KKR

    Acting for KKR and AIMCo in their joint acquisition of a combined 65% equity interest from TC Energy in the $6.8B Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project

  • Enterprise Holdings Inc.

    Enterprise Holdings Inc. in its Canadian subsidiary's acquisition of Discount Car and Truck Rentals

  • Platinum Equity Advisors

    Platinum Equity Advisors in its acquisition of Livingston International

  • Nasdaq, Inc.

    Nasdaq, Inc. in connection with the sale of its Public Relations Solutions and Digital Media Services Businesses to West Corporation for approximately US$335 million

  • Corus Entertainment Inc.

    Corus Entertainment Inc. in the proposed sale of specialty channels to Bell Media Inc. for approximately $200 million

    • Office Depot, Inc. in its US$1 billion acquisition of CompuCom Systems, Inc.

    • Assisted TELUS Corporation in connection with its proposed acquisition of Manitoba assets from Bell upon closing of the Bell-MTS transaction.

    • Acted for a Canadian pipeline company opposing the introduction of anti-dumping duties for large diameter line pipe before the Canadian International Trade Tribunal.

    • Advised a U.S. producer of gypsum board on how to adjust its business processes to address the imposition of anti-dumping duties on its imports into Canada.

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  • Philip F. Vineberg Q.C. Award for distinction in the fields of Corporate Law and Taxation (2016)
  • Valedictorian, University of Waterloo (2010)

  • Osler Dress for Success Clothing Drive Committee

  • Pro Bono Students Canada, Truth and Reconciliation Commission Volunteer

  • Engineers Without Borders Canada, Fundraising and Overseas Volunteer

  • Law Society of Ontario

  • Canadian Bar Association, National Competition Law Section