Partner in the firm’s Montréal office. Practice focuses on bankruptcy and restructuring as well as commercial litigation. Frequently represents secured lenders and borrowers in major restructurings and insolvencies. Retained by the Canadian government to review and comment on legislative amendments to the Canadian insolvency regime and has appeared before Senate and House of Commons committees on behalf of the Insolvency Institute of Canada. Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Université de Montréal. Has given numerous conferences and published texts in the field of insolvency and creditors’ rights on the topics of Crown rights and recourses, collective agreements, and bankruptcy and lender environmental liability. President of the Insolvency Institute of Canada. Member of the Canadian delgation at UNCITRAL. Listed in Best Lawyers in Canada in four categories, in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, in Who’s Who Legal: Canada and in The Lexpert®/ALM 500 Directory. Clerked with Chief Justice Antonio Lamer at the Supreme Court of Canada in 1989 and 1990. Obtained a master’s degree (BCL), Oxford, 1991. Co-authored a book on the global reform of the BIA and CCAA which came into force in September 2009. Admitted to the Québec Bar in 1989.