Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Davies is a law firm focused on high-stakes matters. Committed to achieving superior outcomes for our clients, we are consistently at the heart of their most complex deals and cases. capabilities extend seamlessly to every continent.

We are fearless in approach and methodical in execution, taking our clients’ issues as seriously as they do. Because excellence isn’t a talking point for us. It’s our starting point.

We work in a fundamentally different way, starting with the structure of our firm and ending with the results we achieve for our clients. We are a true partnership. This frees us to work seamlessly and efficiently together, across geographies, practices and industries. Most importantly, it allows us to take on matters – however large or complex – with unparalleled clarity, speed and intelligence.

Our way of working isn’t an official policy or mandate; it’s part of our DNA. It’s why we attract and retain the brightest, most creative lawyers. It’s what makes us the most innovative law firm in Canada. And it’s why our clients hire us.

Recent Firm News & Legal Updates

Legal Update

In a significant departure from past practice, Health Canada will now require prospective applicants for cannabis cultivation, processing or medical sales licences to have fully built regulatory-compliant facilities before it will review and process their licence applications.

Legal Update

In Minister of National Revenue v Cameco Corporation, the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) dismissed the Minister of National Revenue’s appeal and held that the Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA’s) audit powers under the Income Tax Act (ITA) do not extend to compelling taxpayers to be subjected to oral questioning.

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Budget 2019 is the last federal budget of the current Liberal government before the upcoming federal election in October 2019. Tax-related measures are intended to advance the government’s stated priority of creating a fair tax system.

Firm Offices in Member Jurisdiction

Québec - Canada

Montréal

Firm Offices in Other Jurisdictions

North America

Canada 
Ontario - Canada, Toronto
United States 
New York - U.S.A., New York City

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Reuben Abitbol Montréal, Québec - Canada +1 514 841 6532
George Addy Toronto, Ontario - Canada
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