Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP is focused on business law and consistently at the heart of the largest and most complex commercial and financial matters on behalf of its clients. In each of the firm’s core practice areas, including corporate, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, tax, competition, real estate and litigation, Davies is regarded as a market leader.
With more than 240 lawyers in Toronto, Montréal and New York, we act for a wide range of leading companies and financial institutions, both public and private, in Canada, the United States and abroad. Our clients also include governments, regulatory bodies, charitable organizations, international agencies, educational institutions, individuals, trusts and estates.
Davies’ Competition & Foreign Investment Review group has earned an outstanding reputation for advising and representing a wide range of international and domestic clients across all types competition and foreign investment review matters. We act on many of the most high-profile and complex merger, cartel and monopolization cases, as well as on other competition litigation cases brought under various provisions of the Competition Act, including competition class proceedings . We regularly counsel clients on advertising, marketing and distribution practices and general competition law compliance and are at the forefront of emerging trends and developments in competition legislation and policy. In cooperation with our clients, we develop comprehensive antitrust compliance programs. Our dynamic team, led by a former Commissioner of Competition, includes several past members of the Competition Bureau, including a Senior Deputy Commissioner and head of the Mergers Branch.