Sept. 21, 2020 - Overview Strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPPs) are lawsuits that are intended not to seek justice, but instead to intimidate and silence critics. Regardless of the merits of its underlying claim, a well-heeled plaintiff is often able to drag the critic through costly and...
Davies Receives Top Ranking in Litigation by Benchmark Canada 2018
Davies has once again earned the top distinction of “Highly Recommended” in both Ontario and Québec in the 2018 edition of Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys, with 21 of the firm’s lawyers recognized as Litigation Stars across 10 practice areas.
The guide also identifies Davies as a “Regional Powerhouse,” stating, “Davies litigators can hold their own against anyone, and all of them still have plenty of future ahead of them – that even includes the more senior people.”
Published annually, Benchmark Canada identifies the leading Canadian litigation firms and lawyers through an extensive research process, including in-depth interviews with litigators and their clients.
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...