Davies Litigation Team Scores Top Ranking in Benchmark Canada 2019

Davies’ award-winning Litigation team has again been recognized for its outstanding advocacy and unrivalled track record of client success in the 2019 edition of Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys, earning the top distinction of “Highly Recommended” in both Ontario and Québec.

Twenty of our lawyers were recognized as Litigation Stars across 10 practice areas in this year’s guide, with partners Bill Brock, Guy Du Pont and Kent Thomson being named among the top 50 trial lawyers in the country.

The results are a testament to the exceptional talent of our Litigation team, which continues to produce winning results for our clients, both inside and outside the courtroom.

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.


COVID-19 and the Courts: What You Need to Know

Oct. 30, 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...

Jordan Ceilings: Particular Application to White Collar Crime

Oct. 08, 2020 - In a case successfully argued by Davies, the Court of Québec concluded that the prosecution infringed the right of the accused to be tried within a reasonable time and, as a result, ordered (published in French) a stay of proceedings and charges. This is an important decision in that it deals...