Rhys Davies, Q.C. is Counsel to DLA Piper (Canada) LLP.  He chairs the Firm’s Risk Management Committee and its Conflicts Committee.  In that role he advises members of the firm on a wide range of professional responsibility matters.  In particular, he has primary responsibility for advising on and managing conflicts of interest.  He also is the main liaison with the conflict resolutions groups of the U.S. and International Firms. 

Before assuming this role, Rhys was a member of the Litigation Practice Group. He was a litigator for his entire career, since 1983.  His main areas of practice were pension plans, wills and estates, trusts, and commercial disputes.

Rhys has appeared at all levels of the courts in Canada, from the B.C. Supreme Court to the Supreme Court of Canada. He has also appeared in the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench and the Federal Court of Canada.

He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in British Columbia in January 1998.