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...
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.
July 22, 2020 - The Québec Superior Court recently handed down a decision stating that the mandatory closure of businesses ordered by the Québec government on March 24, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic constitutes force majeure. The Court also interpreted a clause of the lease providing that the tenant must...