Apr. 04, 2020 - Across the globe, courts are rapidly adapting their practices and procedures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a number of jurisdictions, hearings have been adjourned; procedures and timelines for filings have been amended; and limitation periods have been suspended. We have summarized...
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.
Apr. 03, 2020 - In an article posted to our website on March 18, 2020, we discussed the potential for the recovery of property and business interruption losses arising from the COVID-19 epidemic. Our advice then was that while the pandemic would likely be considered a fortuity, it was uncertain whether, in the...