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...
Eighteen Davies Partners Recognized Among Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers in ROB/Lexpert Special Edition
Davies’ status as a leader in litigation has been reaffirmed in the Report on Business/Lexpert Special Edition – Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers, with eighteen partners named in this year’s guide.
Known for its trial expertise, Davies’ renowned Litigation practice has a consistent record of success in many 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; it also acted for LinkedIn in a case that resulted in a decision denying class certification for a multi-defendant proposed class action alleging violations of Québec’s Consumer Protection Act.
Published annually in the December issue of Report on Business, Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers profiles Lexpert-ranked lawyers in several areas of business-related litigation.
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...