Oct. 08, 2019 - The Québec Superior Court (QSC) recently struck down as unconstitutional back-to-work legislation (Bill 1271) aimed at the Québec government’s advocates and notaries. The decision, released on September 18, 2019, builds on the recent case law of the Supreme Court of Canada which declared that the...
Davies Receives Highest Percentage of Band 1 Rankings in Chambers Canada 2019
Davies has once again been recognized as one of Canada’s top law firms in Chambers Canada 2019, with 26 of our lawyers receiving Band 1 rankings – the highest percentage among all firms relative to firm size. The firm also received the highest percentage of lawyer rankings relative to firm size, with 65 lawyers receiving 84 rankings.
Additionally, the guide lists Davies as a leading firm in 23 practice areas, ranked in the following as Band 1:
- Corporate/Commercial: The Elite: Ontario
- Litigation, General Commercial: Ontario
- Litigation, General Commercial: Québec
- Private Equity: Fund Formation
- Projects: PPP & Infrastructure
- Real Estate: Ontario
- Real Estate: Québec
Each year, Chambers & Partners conducts 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. The rankings are independent, objective and based solely on the research team’s findings. Chambers Canada is published annually.
Oct. 04, 2019 - In SLFI Group v Canada (2019 FCA 217), the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) overturned a Tax Court of Canada (TCC) decision and ruled that a group of Canadian mutual funds (Funds) was not required to self-assess GST/HST on funding services provided by a U.S. entity, because these services were...