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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. 23, 2020 - The Competition Act provides the Commissioner of Competition with a number of powerful investigative tools in respect of both criminal and civil matters, including the power to obtain and execute search warrants that allow Competition Bureau officers to enter premises and to seize...