Recognized for "great judgment and good strategic analysis of issues" (Chambers Canada), Emrys Davis is a litigator focusing on complex competition/antitrust issues and class actions. He helps clients comply with Canada’s competition laws and fights for them when they are alleged to have broken them.
Emrys regularly represents clients litigating mergers, responding to criminal and civil investigations, and defending alleged anti-competitive conduct. He has extensive experience working both for and against Canada's Competition Bureau, including as trial counsel to the Commissioner of Competition in his successful abuse of dominance application against the Toronto Real Estate Board.
"Everyone listens when he speaks. He's a really fine lawyer."
In the class action context, Emrys' experience and practical approach to litigation has helped clients achieve favourable results. He acts for clients in complex, national class actions related to numerous auto parts, audiobooks, lithium ion rechargeable batteries, compressors, cathode ray tubes, optical disk drives, capacitors, resistors, foreign exchange markets, and airfares. In December 2018, Emrys appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada in a case that will define the requirements to certify a price-fixing class action under Canada’s Competition Act.
Domestic and international publications recognize Emrys as a future leader in Canada’s competition bar. He is the Chair of the Competition Litigation Committee of the Canadian Bar Association's Competition Law Section and writes frequently on competition/antitrust issues and class actions.