Jan. 22, 2020 - In a decision handed down on December 9, 2019,1 the Québec Superior Court stressed the importance of keeping the identity of whistleblowers and their statements confidential in the context of investigations into wrongdoing within a public body. Confidentiality can be lifted only when there are serious...
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.
Jan. 14, 2020 - The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recently rendered its much-awaited decisions in Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) v Vavilov and companion appeals. Upon granting leave to appeal, the SCC had announced that these appeals would “provide an opportunity to consider the nature and...