Jean Legault

Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P.

1 Place Ville Marie, Suite 4000
Montréal, QC H3B 4M4
Phone: (514) 878-5561
Fax: (514) 878-4822

Jean Legault is a partner in the Litigation group in the commercial litigation, banking, and insolvency sector and a member of the board of directors of the firm. With more than 24 years’ experience in commercial litigation, he specializes in banking law and insolvency. Listed in the 2017 edition of The Best lawyers in Canada, he primarily advises financial institutions, institutional investors, and trustees in bankruptcy in restructuring and insolvency cases. In these cases, Mr. Legault develops strategies, participates in the restructuring of debtor corporations facing financial difficulties, and represents clients before the Courts to protect their interests and inform them of their rights and remedies. He has extensive experience in both major cases and those requiring more targeted actions. Mr. Legault also delivers training and development workshops for clients and gives talks on bankruptcy and insolvency law and financing and property security law. As a board member from 2012 to 2014, Mr. Legault was also involved in the internal organization of the firm. From 2010 to 2012, he acted as coordinator of the commercial litigation, banking, and insolvency sector, which was counting more than 25 lawyers.

Year Called to the Bar:1992
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