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...
ROB/Lexpert Special Edition Recognizes Davies’ Dominance in Litigation
The ROB/Lexpert Special Report – Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers has named 17 Davies partners among the best litigators in the country.
Widely known for its technical expertise and courtroom prowess at both the trial and the appellate levels, Davies’ litigation group is consistently at the centre of Canada’s most high-stakes commercial disputes. Our recent notable work includes representing TransAlta in defending “public interest” proceedings initiated by Mangrove Partners before the Ontario Securities Commission and Alberta Securities Commission, and acting for Rogers Communications Inc. in the appeal of the Québec Privacy Commissioner’s decision that would prohibit Rogers from using any personal information to take credit verifications and fraud prevention measures.
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. 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...