Joshua Abaki

Joshua Abaki

Senior Associate

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Joshua’s practice focuses on all aspects of Canadian competition and foreign investment review law. His expertise includes mergers and acquisitions, cartel investigations, and litigating anti-trust class actions. Joshua regularly advises clients in advertising and marketing practices, abuse of dominance, reviewable trade practices, and competition compliance.
Prior to joining the firm as an associate, Joshua completed his articles with BLG.


  • Acting for Loblaw Companies Limited, George Weston Limited and certain of their affiliates in class actions across Canada alleging price fixing in respect of wholesale and retail sales of commercial packaged bread and in the related Competition Bureau investigation
  • Acting for Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited in its acquisition of grain elevators from Louis Dreyfus Company 
  • Acting for Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited in a merger litigation at the Competition Tribunal

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Law Society of Ontario
  • Member, Canadian Association of Black Lawyers
  • Member, International and Competition Policy Committees of the CBA National Competition Law Section
  • Member, Canadian Association of Black Lawyers

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, BLG Reads to Kids
  • Refugee Sponsorship Support Program
  • President, Allard Law Students’ Society (2016-2017)
  • Member, University of British Columbia Senate (2015-2016)
  • Youth Leadership Trainer & Mentor, Starehe Boys’ and Girls’ Centers

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada as “Ones to Watch” (Competition/Antitrust Law)

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2018
  • JD, Peter A. Allard School of Law, UBC, 2017
  • BSc, Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, 2011