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 Receives Top Ranking in Litigation by Benchmark Canada 2018
Davies has once again earned the top distinction of “Highly Recommended” in both Ontario and Québec in the 2018 edition of Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys, with 21 of the firm’s lawyers recognized as Litigation Stars across 10 practice areas.
The guide also identifies Davies as a “Regional Powerhouse,” stating, “Davies litigators can hold their own against anyone, and all of them still have plenty of future ahead of them – that even includes the more senior people.”
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...