Dispute Resolution


ROB/Lexpert Special Edition Recognizes Davies’ Dominance in Litigation[42]

Nov. 29, 2019 – 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…


In Defence of Transactional Common Interest Privilege[43]

Nov. 22, 2019 – This article was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily (www. thelawyersdaily.ca), part of LexisNexis Canada Inc. On Oct. 31, 2019, The Lawyer’s Daily published “Transactional common interest privilege: Not over till it’s over,” by Alexander Gay. Commenting on the Federal Court of Appeal’s…


Davies Recognized as a “Pre-eminent” Law Firm in The Legal 500 Canada[44]

Nov. 14, 2019 – The Legal 500 Canada 2020 has reaffirmed our standing as a leader among our peers, with clients and industry experts commending the firm for its “incredible depth and consistency” and “flawless execution and exceptional service. ” This year’s directory recognized 45 of our lawyers, including 27 as…


Québec Increases Minimum Age for Cannabis Consumption to 21[45]

Nov. 12, 2019 – The Québec government recently ratified an Act to tighten the regulation of cannabis (Act), marking its latest action to impose stricter rules on cannabis consumption than those set out by the federal government. Beginning on January 1, 2020, persons under the age of 21 will be prohibited from…


Mining Equipment Exemption from Municipal Taxes Receives Strict Interpretation[46]

Nov. 08, 2019 – The Court of Québec (Court) recently rendered its decision1 in respect of Bloom Lake General Partner Limited’s (Mining Operator’s) appeal from the ruling of the Tribunal administratif du Québec (TAQ, Québec’s Administrative Tribunal). The Court pointed out that its decision now provides a “decision…

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