Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg

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Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
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Headquarters Toronto
No. of offices 3
No. of attorneys 242
Major practice areas General practice (business law)
Date founded 1895 (Phillips & Vineberg); 1961 (Davies Ward & Beck); 2001 (Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg)
Company type Limited liability partnership
Website www.dwpv.com

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP is an integrated firm of more than two hundred and forty lawyers, with offices in Toronto, Montreal, and New York City. It is one of the Toronto law firms known as the Seven Sisters.[1] Davies focuses on business law including commercial and financial matters. The firm acts for a wide range of industrial and commercial companies and financial institutions, both public and private, domestic and foreign.[2] The firm’s Merger and Acquisition practice includes most industrial and service sectors and includes representation in transactions of every size. Davies is consistently ranked in the top 20 by Bloomberg's Global Merger and Acquisitions Advisory rankings.[3]

The 2011 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada ranks Davies as the leading Canadian firm in corporate transactions (including banking, competition law, corporate / commercial law, corporate finance and securities, corporate tax, and mergers and acquisitions).[4] The Practical Law Company lists Davies as a "Leading" corporate/M&A firm,[5] and lists a large number of individual lawyers at Davies as "Endorsed".[6]


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