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 Honoured as Litigation Firm of the Year at Chambers Canada Awards
Davies has been named Litigation Firm of the Year at the Chambers Canada Awards held on Thursday, September 20, at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto.
Davies’ renowned Litigation practice is regularly at the centre of Canada’s most complex, high-stakes commercial disputes. The team recently acted for the Liquor Control Board of Ontario in defending claims asserted against it for approximately $1.5 billion in antitrust class action proceedings, and for LinkedIn in a decision denying class certification for a multi-defendant proposed class action alleging violations of Québec’s Consumer Protection Act.
Based on research for the 2019 edition of Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business, the awards reflect a law firm’s pre-eminence in key practice areas as well as notable achievements over the past 12 months, including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service.
Jan. 14, 2020 - The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recently rendered its much-awaited decisions in Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) v Vavilov and companion appeals. Upon granting leave to appeal, the SCC had announced that these appeals would “provide an opportunity to consider the nature and...