Blakes would like to congratulate Partner Randall Hofley on being named General Counsel and Senior Enforcement Advisor at the Competition Bureau Legal Services (CBLS).
Randall, a Partner in the Blakes Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment group, will join CBLS for a two-year term, effective immediately. He will remain a Partner at the Firm but will be on leave under the Government of Canada’s Interchange Program.
“This is an outstanding achievement for Randall and a great opportunity for all involved,” said Brock Gibson, Chair of Blakes. “Business regulation is increasingly important in Canada and around the world. Randall's appointment will allow him to benefit from the Bureau's expertise in this regard, while bringing his years of experience and judgment to the post.”
As a Blakes Partner, Randall is consistently ranked as a leading competition lawyer and litigator in Canada. He has worked on many high-profile competition law matters, substantially influencing competition laws and policies.
In 2005/06, Randall served as special counsel to the Commissioner of Competition.
“We are pleased to support the Government of Canada’s Interchange Program," said Brian Facey, Chair of the Blakes Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment group. “Randall’s appointment will also help further the development of competition law and enforcement in Canada, and the experience and insights he will gain serving in this role will greatly benefit the Firm and our clients upon his return."