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.

Main Location

155 Wellington Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 3J7
Phone: 416-863-0900
3 offices in 2 countries

Firm Attorneys

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Peter A. Glicklich Peter A. Glicklich Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
Practicing in: Tax Law
Practicing in: Tax Law

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    Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

    Main Location

    155 Wellington Street West
    Toronto, ON M5V 3J7
    Phone: 416-863-0900
    3 offices in 2 countries


    Managing Partner- Montréal
    Managing Partner- New York
    Managing Partner- Toronto


    Partners: 190
    Associates: 51

    Practice Areas

    Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Appellate Practice
    Banking and Finance Law
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Biotechnology Law
    Class Action Litigation
    Competition/Antitrust Law
    Corporate and Commercial Litigation
    Corporate Law
    Derivatives Law
    Energy Law
    Energy Regulatory Law
    Environmental Law
    Equipment Finance Law
    Gaming Law
    Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
    Maritime Law
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    Natural Resources Law
    Private Funds Law
    Project Finance Law
    Public Finance Law
    Real Estate Law
    Securities Law
    Structured Finance Law
    Tax Law
    Technology Law
    Transportation Law
    Trusts and Estates