Susan Hutton

Susan M. Hutton Partner

Susan Hutton


  • University of Toronto (LL.B., bronze medal, 1991)
  • McGill University (Honours B.A. Economics, Faculty of Arts gold medal, 1985)

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 1993
Representative Work
  • Bayer AG, as Canadian competition counsel, in respect of its US$66B offer to acquire all the shares of Monsanto Company.
  • Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. in its US$36B merger of equals by way of a plan of arrangement with Agrium Inc.
  • Canexus Corporation in its C$900M acquisition by Chemtrade Logistics Inc. as well as in connection with the proposed acquisition by Superior Plus in 2015 for an enterprise value of C$932M.
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  • Chambers Canada 2018 as a leading lawyer in Competition/Antitrust and International Trade/WTO, with clients noting she "is superbly pragmatic and understands the issues internationally," and that “her knowledge of the competition regime is incredible”, with others noting her trade litigation practice is “careful, thoughtful and well organized on cases”.
  • Chambers Global 2018 as a leading lawyer in in Competition/Antitrust and International Trade/WTO.
  • Global Competition Review’s GCR 100 2018 as a recognized lawyer in Stikeman Elliott’s “elite” Competition Group.
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Speaking Engagements
  • “Global Merger Clearance: Getting Global Deals Approved” and “Efficiencies and Merger Clearance”, Northwestern Pritzker Law School, 9th Annual Chicago Forum on International Antitrust Issues, Chicago, June 2018, (panelist).
  • “Role of Innovation in Merger Review: Important or Overrated?”, The Canadian Bar Association, CBA Competition Law Spring Conference, Toronto, May 2018.
  • “Collective Redress Outside the United States”, American Bar Association, Antitrust Law Section’s 66th Annual Spring Meeting, Washington DC, April 2018, (session chair).
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