Mr Emrys Davis > Bennett Jones LLP > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile

Bennett Jones LLP
PO BOX 130

Work Department

Litigation / Class Actions / Competition




Emrys 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. He regularly represents clients litigating mergers, responding to criminal and civil investigations, and defending alleged anti-competitive conduct. He acted as trial counsel to the Commissioner of Competition in his successful abuse of dominance application against the Toronto Real Estate Board in 2015 and represented Panasonic Corporation before the Supreme Court of Canada in December 2018. Emrys was the 2018/2019 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.


Advocates Society, Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association, American Bar Association


York University, BES (Hons.), 2005, summa cum laude. 
University of Toronto, JD, 2008
Admitted to the Ontario bar, 2009.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Competition and antitrust

(Next Generation Partners)

Emrys DavisBennett Jones LLP

Bennett Jones LLP‘s practice enjoys a broad breadth of merger review and competition litigation experience. The practice is also renowned for having competition law capabilities in a Washington, DC; this cross-border coverage enables the team to advise US and international clients on the challenges they face in Canada. The team is led by both Melanie Aitken and Randal Hughes. Aitken’s expertise includes foreign investment, while Hughes’ expertise includes international mergers and acquisitions. John Rook is noted for his commercial litigation skills, which he utilizes to support the practice. Adam Kalbfleisch oversees regulatory matters, and Emrys Davis is equipped to handle criminal and civil investigations. Zirjan Derwa joined the team from Torys.