Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg

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

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP is one of the largest corporate law firms in Canada with more than 240 lawyers and offices in Toronto, Montreal, and New York City. It is one of the Toronto law firms known as the Seven Sisters. Davies focuses on business law and is consistently at the heart of large and complex commercial and financial matters on behalf of its clients, regardless of borders. The firm acts for a wide range of industrial and commercial companies and financial institutions, both public and private; the firm's clients are located in Canada, the United States, and abroad.[1] The firm’s M&A practice spans most industrial and service sectors and includes representation in transactions of every size.

The firm has a high percentage of top-ranked lawyers relative to other major Canadian firms.[1] It is a market leader in each of its core practice areas: the 2016 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada ranks Davies as the leading Canadian firm (relative to size) in corporate transactions (including banking, competition law, corporate/commercial law, corporate finance and securities, corporate tax, and mergers and acquisitions).[2]


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