Paul Davis practices primarily in the firm’s Class Actions group representing both plaintiffs and defendants. He also litigates commercial cases.
Paul has appeared as counsel before all levels of court in Ontario, including the Court of Appeal for Ontario, Divisional Court, Superior Court of Justice and Ontario Court of Justice, as well as the Tax Court of Canada and administrative tribunals, including the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and the Consent and Capacity Board. He has also appeared as counsel in domestic and international arbitrations.
Prior to joining Paliare Roland, Paul was an associate in the litigation group of a national law firm and clerked at the Court of Appeal for Ontario for Chief Justice of Ontario George Strathy and Justices David Doherty and Russell Juriansz. Paul graduated as bronze medallist from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.
- University of Toronto, J.D., 2013
- Mount Allison University, B.A. (Hons.), 2010
- The Advocates’ Society
- The Ontario Bar Association
- The Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History
Awards and Honours
Recognized by The Legal 500 Canada 2021 as Rising Star in Dispute Resolution - Ontario
Publications and Presentations
"The challenge of digital contracts of adhesion": The Advocates' Journal, Spring 2021
"Measure Once, Cut Twice": Weyerhaeuser Company Ltd. v. Ontario (Attorney General) and the Interpretation of Indemnities, Canadian Business Law Journal, Vol. 62(1), June 2019
Co-author, "Securities Litigation Comes of Age at the Supreme Court of Canada", Supreme Court Law Review, published December 2016