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.


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...