Sept. 10, 2020 - Across the globe, courts are rapidly adapting their practices and procedures, initially in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and now to the gradual resumption of activities and easing of restrictions. As Canadian provinces gradually move toward reopening, courts have also begun to reopen their...
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.
July 29, 2020 - In Atlantic Lottery Corp. Inc. v Babstock, 2020 SCC 19 (Babstock), the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) clarifies the contentious doctrine of “waiver of tort” and provides helpful guidance on the way courts should assess novel claims at the stage of certification of a proposed...