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Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP is a law firm focused on high-stakes matters. Committed to achieving superior outcomes for clients, the firm is consistently at the heart of their most complex deals and cases. With offices in Toronto, Montréal and New York, Davies’ capabilities extend seamlessly to every continent.

Davies acts for a wide range of leading corporations and financial institutions, both public and private, in Canada, the United States and abroad. Clients include governments, regulatory bodies, charitable organizations, international agencies, educational institutions, individuals, and trusts and estates. Many clients are directed to the firm by North American and international law firms for special-purpose engagements. Davies’ lawyers are internationally recognized for their technical rigour and practical ability to get a deal done or to resolve a dispute, regardless of jurisdiction. In each of its core practice areas, Davies is regarded as a market leader.

List of Practice Areas:


Capital Markets & Securities
Commercial Real Estate
Communications & Media
Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment
Corporate
Corporate Governance
Dispute Resolution
Energy
Environmental & Indigenous
Finance
Financial Restructuring & Insolvency
Infrastructure
Investigations & White Collar Defence
Life Sciences
Mergers & Acquisitions
Mining
Pensions, Employment & Executive Compensation
Private Client
Private Equity, Hedge Funds & Venture Capital
Retail
Tax
Technology

Toronto

155 Wellington St W
Toronto, ON, Canada, M5V 3J7
Phone: (416) 863-0900
Fax: (416) 863-0871

Montréal

1501 McGill College Ave, Fl 26
Montréal, QC, Canada, H3A 3N9
Phone: (514) 841-6400
Fax: (514) 841-6499

New York City

900 Third Ave, Fl 24
New York City, NY, USA, 10022
Phone: (212) 588-5500
Fax: (212) 308-0132

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Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP is a Lexpert-Ranked Firm in the following practice areas
Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing Montréal, Québec Repeatedly Recommended
Asset Securitization Montréal, Québec Repeatedly Recommended
Banking & Financial Institutions Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Banking & Financial Institutions Montréal, Québec Consistently Recommended
Class Actions Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Class Actions Montréal, Québec Consistently Recommended
Competition Law Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Corporate Commercial Law Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Corporate Commercial Law Montréal, Québec Most Frequently Recommended
Corporate Finance & Securities Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Corporate Finance & Securities Montréal, Québec Most Frequently Recommended
Corporate Tax Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Corporate Tax Montréal, Québec Consistently Recommended
Derivative Instruments Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Derivative Instruments Montréal, Québec Consistently Recommended
Energy (Electricity) Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
Environmental Law Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Montréal, Québec Consistently Recommended
Investment Funds & Asset Management Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
Litigation - Corporate Commercial Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Litigation - Corporate Commercial Montréal, Québec Most Frequently Recommended
Litigation - Corporate Tax Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
Litigation - Corporate Tax Montréal, Québec Most Frequently Recommended
Litigation - Securities Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Litigation - Securities Montréal, Québec Consistently Recommended
Mergers & Acquisitions Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Mergers & Acquisitions Montréal, Québec Consistently Recommended
Mining Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Professional Liability Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
Project Finance Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Property Development Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Property Development Montréal, Québec Most Frequently Recommended
Property Leasing Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Property Leasing Montréal, Québec Consistently Recommended
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