François M. Giroux

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

1000 De La Gauchetière St W, Suite 2500
Montréal, QC H3B 0A2
Phone: (514) 397-5638
Fax: (514) 875-6246

Partner in the firm’s Litigation Group in Montréal since 2002. Practice focuses on complex corporate commercial litigation, class actions, shareholders disputes, banking litigation (with an emphasis on fraud litigation) and internal investigations. Ranked by Chambers & Partners in the field of commercial litigation, as a leader in the field of Corporate Commercial Litigation by Lexpert® and as a "Litigation Star" and leading lawyer in the fields of corporate/commercial litigation and class actions by Benchmark Canada and The Best Lawyers in Canada. Recent significant mandates include acting as lead counsel in Québec for Uber in the context of class action proceedings, injunctions and judicial reviews and representing Anticosti Hydrocarbons LP in the context of a dispute concerning petroleum exploration on Anticosti Island, in the St-Lawrence River. As an active trial and appellate lawyer, he has been involved in many highly mediatized disputes and regularly appears before all courts in Québec and many administrative tribunals. Member of the firm’s Recruitment Committee. Admitted to the Québec Bar in 1996 and trained both in Civil law (University of Montreal) and Common Law (Osgoode Hall Law School Toronto).

Year Called to the Bar:1996 (QC)
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Litigation - Corporate Commercial
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Class Actions