Partner and chairman of the National Litigation Group, with extensive experience in civil, commercial, corporate, administrative, securities litigation and class actions. As a trial lawyer, he appears regularly before the Superior Court, Court of Appeal, Federal Court, the Supreme Court of Canada and many administrative tribunals as senior, and often, lead counsel. He has developed considerable expertise inter alia in the areas of evidence and procedure. In this capacity, he heads a team of lawyers specialized in legal troubleshooting and crisis management dealing with high profile and complex cases and issues of new law for important corporate clients of the firm. Among other publications, he is included in The 2006 Lexpert® Guide to the 100 Most Creative Lawyers in Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016, The 2016 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, the Lexpert® 2014 Guide to the Leading Canada/US Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada and Chambers Global 2015: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Member of various Bar Committees, including the Québec Bar Disciplinary Committee for three consecutive mandates (1993–1996) and the Montréal Bar Committee in liaison with the Superior Court (2003–2008).
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Litigation - Corporate Commercial
Litigation - Directors' & Officers' Liability
Litigation - Securities