Éric Préfontaine is a key contact for Osler’s National Class Actions Defence Group, and an experienced class actions practitioner in the Québec Bar with specialized expertise in the defence of consumer protection, product liability and securities matters. While leading the firm’s class action matters in Québec, Éric also consistently brings his expertise to multi-jurisdictional matters for firm strategic clients. In addition to his leading role in class actions, Éric’s commercial litigation practice includes advising clients on highly complex commercial litigation and representing them before commercial and civil courts, administrative tribunals and in arbitration proceedings. His practice includes disputes in a wide range of expertise, including: securities, shareholders, product liability, banking and financial services, franchising, consumer protection and insolvency and restructuring. Éric also has experience in urgent and special procedures such as injunctions and seizures.