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...
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.
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...