Davies Earns Top Marks in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2017

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2017 has recognized 91 Davies lawyers as leading practitioners, with 33 achieving the highest ranking of Most Frequently Recommended in at least one area of specialization. Our firm is also recognized as Most Frequently Recommended in 16 practice areas.

Considered the pre-eminent directory of legal practitioners in Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory ranks individual lawyers in more than 60 areas of expertise and firms in over 40 practice areas. Recommendations for lawyers in the annual publication are the product of an extensive peer review process, with firm rankings tabulated from the cumulative rankings of individuals within each practice area reviewed.


Search and Seizure: Authorities Can’t Keep What They Seize Indefinitely

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...

Canadian and U.S. Tax Laws: A Review of 2019 and a Look Ahead to 2020

Jan. 30, 2020 - In our annual Tax Review and Outlook report, we look back at significant developments that shaped the Canadian and U.S. tax landscapes in 2019 and offer our predictions on what to expect in the year ahead. Key Canadian Developments in 2019 Proposed changes to the employee stock option rules...