Year called to the Bar:
Partner. Practice focused in corporate commercial, real estate and secured transactions. Expertise in areas of banking, structured finance and private international law. Author of two publications dealing with secured lending and securitization, including “Les sûretés réelles, en pratique, au premier anniversaire du Code civil du Québec” in Le nouveau Code civil du Québec: un bilan (1995) and “La titrisation des créances” in Le droit bancaire, Service de formation Yvon Blais (November 30, 1995). He has also spoken extensively on these matters. At the Annual Québec Real Estate Forum, held in February 2008, he delivered a presentation on condominium law as it applies to non-residential contexts. In January 2010, at a seminar on financing organized by the Canadian Institute in Montreal, he delivered a presentation on conflicts of law rules as they apply to Canada-US secured transactions. Recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, The Best Lawyers in Canada in the fields of banking law, real estate law and structured finance law, and in the Expert Guides' Guide to the World's Leading Structured Finance and Securitization Lawyers. Fellow, American College of Mortgage Attorneys. BCL and LLB, McGill University. Called to Québec Bar in 1987.