The Honourable Andrew D. Little

Justice Andrew D. Little was appointed to the Federal Court on April 28, 2020. He is also a judicial member of the Competition Tribunal.

As a lawyer, Justice Little worked at law firms in Toronto and, for over a decade, in Calgary. He provided advocacy and advice in a wide variety of litigation and regulatory matters, including competition and consumer protection cases, contract, tort and commercial disputes, and domestic, international and investor-state arbitrations. From 2013 to 2015, he was seconded to the Department of Justice, serving as General Counsel at the Competition Bureau. He appeared at all levels of the Federal, Ontario and Alberta courts, as well as the Supreme Court of Canada, the Competition Tribunal, and many domestic and international arbitral tribunals.

While in law practice, Justice Little was a frequent speaker, writer, and presenter on competition/antitrust law, administrative law, contracts, arbitration, and legal developments in appeal courts. He was a guest lecturer on administrative law at the law schools at the University of Calgary and the University of Toronto. From 2000 to 2007, he taught an upper-year litigation course at the Faculty of Law, University of Calgary.

Justice Little is a graduate of Queen's University, Dalhousie Law School, and Balliol College, Oxford. He served as law clerk for Madam Justice Claire L'Heureux-Dubé at the Supreme Court of Canada in 1990-91.

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