Jan. 22, 2020 - In a decision handed down on December 9, 2019,1 the Québec Superior Court stressed the importance of keeping the identity of whistleblowers and their statements confidential in the context of investigations into wrongdoing within a public body. Confidentiality can be lifted only when there are serious...
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.
Jan. 21, 2020 - In our annual forecast of the year ahead for Canadian competition and foreign investment review law, we evaluate how developments in 2019 will influence these areas of the law in 2020. We discuss below the main issues and trends to watch for this year. Continued Focus on Enforcement in the Digital...