Richard Vachon
Managing Partner

Woods LLP

2000 McGill College Ave, Suite 1700
Montréal, QC H3A 3H3
Phone: (514) 982-6103
Fax: (514) 284-2046

Richard Vachon is the managing partner of the firm. An attorney since 2002, he practises mainly in the fields of Commercial Litigation, Class Actions, Securities Litigation, Defamation, and Employment Law. He pleads regularly before the courts of first instance and the Court of Appeal of Québec, as well as arbitration tribunals. He also acts as a strategic advisor to many of his clients. Among his many mandates, he currently represents or has acted for a major construction consortium in the context of a public-private partnership, institutions, and individuals in matters related to defamation and Media Law, the biggest global provider of catering services for aircrafts and trains in the context of a complex commercial arbitration, several public corporations in the mining industry, individuals in public inquiries and numerous high level executives in Employment Law Matters. He is a member of the Liaison Committee with The Financial Markets Administrative Tribunal, the Québec Bar, the Canadian Bar Association and the McGill University Management Alumni Association. He is recognized as a leading lawyer in many publications.

Year Called to the Bar:2002 (QC)
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