Oct. 08, 2019 - The Québec Superior Court (QSC) recently struck down as unconstitutional back-to-work legislation (Bill 1271) aimed at the Québec government’s advocates and notaries. The decision, released on September 18, 2019, builds on the recent case law of the Supreme Court of Canada which declared that the...
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.
Sept. 24, 2019 - The Supreme Court of Canada has released its long-awaited decision in two companion appeals that have significant implications for class actions alleging conduct that contravenes the criminal provisions found in Part VI of the Competition Act (Act). In its decision in Pioneer Corporation...