Benchmark Canada Honours Davies Litigation Team

Benchmark Canada held its fifth annual awards ceremony on February 23 at the Park Hyatt Yorkville in Toronto. Our firm was honoured with the following four awards for outstanding achievements in litigation:

  • Guy Du Pont – Hall of Fame award
  • Stéphane Eljarrat – White-Collar Crime/Enforcement Litigator of the Year
  • Competition Firm of the Year
  • Impact Case of the Year for Catalyst Capital Group Inc. v West Face Capital Inc., in which Davies represented West Face Capital

Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys covers the litigation and disputes market in Canada. The guide’s results are the culmination of a four-month research period that includes extensive interviews with litigators and their clients.


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