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François Fontaine, AdE
Senior Partner

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Mr. Fontaine is a senior partner at Norton Rose Fulbright in Canada. He has a wealth of experience as a litigator and advocacy work in the area of civil, corporate and commercial litigation, including white collar crime and regulatory investigations. Mr. Fontaine appeared before all Québec courts and the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as before various administrative tribunals in Québec. Mr. Fontaine devotes a significant portion of his practice assisting clients in the context of regulatory and internal investigations regarding business ethics and anti-corruption. He is also representing clients before the judicial courts in the context of criminal and penal charges against corporations and individual directors or executives as well as in the context of general corporate and commercial litigation, class actions and administrative proceedings (including injunctions and judicial review). He appears before both trial and appeal courts. Called to the Québec Bar in 1985. He is a member of the Québec Bar Association and is a former president of the Professional Training Committee (Québec Bar School). He was a member of the standing committee on civil procedure for the Québec Bar for many years.

Year Called to the Bar:1985 (QC)
1 Place Ville Marie, Suite 2500
Montréal, QC
Phone: (514) 847-4413
Fax: (514) 286-5474
E-mail: [email protected]

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