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Sophie Melchers practises mainly in the areas of commercial, corporate and securities litigation, as well as class action litigation. Ms. Melchers is regional leader of our Québec litigation practice. She has represented clients before the Québec courts and the Supreme Court of Canada in connection with disputed take-over bids, shareholders’ agreements, plans of arrangement, rights of first refusal and insider trading. Her broad expertise in securities litigation also encompasses representation of reporting issuers in connection with investigations conducted by the Autorité des marchés financiers into insider trading, continuous disclosure and disclosure of material information. Ms. Melchers has also been involved in several class action proceedings involving pharmaceutical liability, banking law and consumer law issues.