Seven Davies Lawyers Recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Competition 2019

The 2019 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Competition has named Davies lawyers George Addy, Anita Banicevic, John Bodrug, Adam Fanaki, Mark Katz and Elisa Kearney as leaders in their field.

The guide also names Charles Tingley as a Future Leader – a recognition awarded to practitioners aged 45 and under who stand out for their expertise in competition law.

Internationally recognized as first in its class, Davies’ Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment team regularly advises on the most significant national and multinational mergers and competition litigation. Recent notable matters on which the team advised include acting for Monsanto Company on competition and regulatory matters in its US$66-billion acquisition by Bayer AG; acting for Barrick Gold Corporation in its US$18.3-billion merger with Randgold Resources Limited and its all-share merger with Newmont Mining Corporation; and acting for Canopy Growth Corporation on competition and regulatory matters in relation to the $5-billion investment in Canopy made by Constellation Brands Inc.

Who’s Who Legal: Competition is an annual report featuring over 1,000 top competition lawyers from across the globe. Results are based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide.


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