Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP is a highly integrated firm of approximately 240 lawyers with offices in Toronto, Montréal and New York. The firm is focused on business law and is consistently at the heart of the largest and most complex commercial and financial matters on behalf of its clients, regardless of borders.
Davies has the highest ratio of partners to associates of any major Canadian law firm and its lawyers bring a level of commitment and collaboration that is consistent with their status as owners. These advantages have fostered a culture of excellence within the firm and resulted in the highest percentage of top-ranked lawyers of any major Canadian firm.
The firm's success is rooted in its highly integrated approach to business law and transactional practice. This approach allows lawyers to draw upon the expertise of their colleagues from all three offices across a range of disciplines and helps define Davies as a market leader in each of its core practice areas.
Davies' extensive achievements and accolades reflect the depth of its talent and help to attract and retain lawyers of all levels of experience who have the ability and motivation to be among the very best in their chosen areas of practice.
INTERNATIONAL REACH: The reach of Davies' practice is global, encompassing work for a wide range of leading industrial and commercial companies and financial institutions, both public and privately held, in Canada, the United States and abroad. Clients also include governments, regulatory bodies, charitable organizations, international agencies and educational institutions. In addition to its involvement in most major Canadian transactions, the firm also advises clients on transactions around the world, including some with no Canadian component.
Many clients in need of specialized legal services are directed to Davies by other North American and international law firms. Lawyers in the New York office advise Canadian, American and overseas clients on U.S. aspects of multi-jurisdictional transactions as well as purely domestic U.S. legal issues.
The firm has assisted clients in numerous countries around the world including, among others, Argentina, Australia, Belize, Brazil, Chile, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Ghana, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.
LANGUAGES: Arabic, Cantonese, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Mandarin, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish and Ukrainian.