Feb. 04, 2020 - In a recent decision,1 the Superior Court of Québec held that an authority cannot keep copies of electronic documents seized during a search and seizure after officially notifying the person that it will not bring penal or administrative proceedings against the person. In this decision, the...
Davies Lawyers Continue to Lead in Chambers Global 2016
Davies’ status as a leading Canadian law firm has once again been confirmed by Chambers and Partners in its annual publication, Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Davies has the highest percentage of Band 1 lawyer rankings of any Canadian law firm.
The 2016 edition of the guide recognizes 38 Davies lawyers with 52 rankings, 15 of which are Band 1. Additionally, in Project Finance – Canada, Davies partner Carol Pennycook was named a Star Individual, a unique honour that Chambers confers on lawyers who set "the standard by which others are judged."
Davies was recognized as a leader in each of the firm’s core areas of expertise that are ranked by Chambers, with rankings in the following 11 practice areas:
- Banking & Finance
- Competition & Antitrust
- Dispute Resolution: Canada
- Dispute Resolution: Class Actions
- Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
- Projects: PPP & Infrastructure
- Real Estate
Each year since 1990, Chambers has conducted research through a series of confidential and non-attributable in-depth interviews with lawyers and their clients. The rankings are based on technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by clients. Rankings are independent, objective and based solely on the research team’s findings.
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