Two Davies Litigators Named Among Canada’s Top 50 Trial Lawyers

Guy Du Pont and Kent Thomson are recognized among Canada’s top 50 trial lawyers in the 2017 edition of Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys.

Davies maintains its ranking as a Highly Recommended Firm in Ontario and Québec in the latest edition, with 20 of the firm’s lawyers recognized as Litigation Stars across 10 practice areas.

Additionally, the guide identifies Davies as a Regional Powerhouse, stating, “Davies is extraordinary in litigation and disputes. Without exception, they are the leaders in this area.”

Benchmark Canada is published annually. The guide’s results are determined through independent research, including extensive interviews with litigators and their clients over a four-month period.


In Defence of Transactional Common Interest Privilege

Nov. 21, 2019 - This article was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily (www., part of LexisNexis Canada Inc. On Oct. 31, 2019, The Lawyer’s Daily published “Transactional common interest privilege: Not over till it’s over,” by Alexander Gay. Commenting on the Federal...

Québec Increases Minimum Age for Cannabis Consumption to 21

Nov. 12, 2019 - The Québec government recently ratified an Act to tighten the regulation of cannabis (Act), marking its latest action to impose stricter rules on cannabis consumption than those set out by the federal government. Beginning on January 1, 2020, persons under the age of 21 will be prohibited...