Chenyang Li

Associate

Chenyang Li

Chenyang Li

Associate

Expertise
Bar Admissions
  • Ontario, 2017

Chenyang is developing a comprehensive litigation practice.

Before joining Davies, he served as a judicial law clerk for Justices Juriansz, Pardu, Paciocco, and Nordheimer at the Court of Appeal for Ontario. He clerked on cases that involved both criminal and civil law issues.

Chenyang Li

Associate

Chenyang is developing a comprehensive litigation practice.

Before joining Davies, he served as a judicial law clerk for Justices Juriansz, Pardu, Paciocco, and Nordheimer at the Court of Appeal for Ontario. He clerked on cases that involved both criminal and civil law issues.

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Hydro One Inc.

Acted for Hydro One Inc. in the defence of a high-profile employment-related claim advanced in the context of governance changes at Hydro One following the 2018 Ontario Provincial Government election.

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Vale Canada Limited

Acting for Vale Canada Limited in a proceeding before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) involving claims for damages by Vale of more than $650 million in connection with alleged breaches by Solway Group, an Eastern European mining company, of various royalty agreements relating to a nickel mining project in Guatemala.

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Continental Casualty Company

Acting for Continental Casualty Company in several multi-billion dollar national class actions commenced in various jurisdictions across Canada regarding claims for business interruption insurance coverage for alleged losses sustained by insured businesses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and/or governmental orders/directives associated with the pandemic.

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James MacDonald

Acted for Mr. James S.A. MacDonald before the Supreme Court of Canada in an appeal concerning the difference between speculation and hedging, and the tax treatment applicable to gains or losses arising from derivative transactions.

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Respondent

Acting for a client in connection with an Ontario Securities Commission enforcement investigation and enforcement proceeding against Solar Income Fund Inc. and various individuals. The investigation and enforcement proceeding related to multiple alleged breaches of the Securities Act in connection with an exempt market fund, including misleading investors, misrepresenting financial positions and fraud.

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Appeal Allowed – MDS Inc. v. Factory Mutual Insurance Company: Ambiguity in Insurance Contracts and the Meaning of “Physical Damage”, co-author

Oct. 29, 2021 - Toronto Law Journal, October Edition (Toronto Lawyers Association)
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COVID-19: Material Adverse Change and Material Adverse Effect

Mar. 23, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has had, and is likely to continue to have, a major impact on the global economy as countries implement various levels of “social distancing” and other restrictions on normal activities. In these uncertain times, many businesses may find themselves reviewing their contracts...

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Ontario, 2017

Education
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University of Western Ontario, JD (with Distinction), 2016
Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario, HBA, 2010

Chenyang is developing a comprehensive litigation practice.

Before joining Davies, he served as a judicial law clerk for Justices Juriansz, Pardu, Paciocco, and Nordheimer at the Court of Appeal for Ontario. He clerked on cases that involved both criminal and civil law issues.

Hydro One Inc.

Acted for Hydro One Inc. in the defence of a high-profile employment-related claim advanced in the context of governance changes at Hydro One following the 2018 Ontario Provincial Government election.

Vale Canada Limited

Acting for Vale Canada Limited in a proceeding before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) involving claims for damages by Vale of more than $650 million in connection with alleged breaches by Solway Group, an Eastern European mining company, of various royalty agreements relating to a nickel mining project in Guatemala.

Continental Casualty Company

Acting for Continental Casualty Company in several multi-billion dollar national class actions commenced in various jurisdictions across Canada regarding claims for business interruption insurance coverage for alleged losses sustained by insured businesses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and/or governmental orders/directives associated with the pandemic.

James MacDonald

Acted for Mr. James S.A. MacDonald before the Supreme Court of Canada in an appeal concerning the difference between speculation and hedging, and the tax treatment applicable to gains or losses arising from derivative transactions.

Respondent

Acting for a client in connection with an Ontario Securities Commission enforcement investigation and enforcement proceeding against Solar Income Fund Inc. and various individuals. The investigation and enforcement proceeding related to multiple alleged breaches of the Securities Act in connection with an exempt market fund, including misleading investors, misrepresenting financial positions and fraud.

Article

Appeal Allowed – MDS Inc. v. Factory Mutual Insurance Company: Ambiguity in Insurance Contracts and the Meaning of “Physical Damage”, co-author

Oct. 29, 2021 - Toronto Law Journal, October Edition (Toronto Lawyers Association)
Read the article.

Bulletin

COVID-19: Material Adverse Change and Material Adverse Effect

Mar. 23, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has had, and is likely to continue to have, a major impact on the global economy as countries implement various levels of “social distancing” and other restrictions on normal activities. In these uncertain times, many businesses may find themselves reviewing their contracts...

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2017

Education

University of Western Ontario, JD (with Distinction), 2016
Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario, HBA, 2010