Ranked first in the Top 10 Quebec Regional Law Firms survey by Canadian Lawyer Magazine and named Regional Law Firm of the Year in Canada by Chambers & Partners, Langlois Lawyers is a full-service firm at the cutting edge of the law, focused on what is truly essential: legal services of the highest quality, passion for the profession, and superlative client service. It is one of the largest law firms in Québec, with over 150 professionals working in Montréal and Québec City. The firm’s team offers a complete range of highly regarded legal services in civil and commercial litigation, business and real estate law, employment & labour law, maritime law, administrative law, environmental and energy law, and governance and ethics.
MAIN PRACTICE AREAS
Litigation: Litigation is the firm’s primary area of expertise and our Litigation group is one of the largest in Québec. Our professionals specialize in virtually every type of legal dispute that companies and organizations may encounter, whether as plaintiffs or as defendants.
Administrative Law: We provide representation before civil and administrative tribunals and public service boards in matters involving the Canadian and Québec human rights charters, judicial review of administrative action, and legal and constitutional challenges to laws and regulations, injunctions and writs of mandamus.
Business Law: We cover all legal aspects of the activities of small, medium and large businesses in the private, public and para-public sectors, including the organization, dissolution and liquidation of corporations, mergers & acquisitions, banking & finance, public offerings of securities, and international business transactions. The firm has particular expertise in financial restructuring and insolvency related matters.
Employment & Labour Law: Our team of approximately 30 professionals is the largest employment & labour law group in Québec and is active in all aspects of this area of the law, including employment contracts, collective bargaining, dismissals and disciplinary measures, occupational health & safety, pensions & benefits, and labour disputes.
Maritime Law: We have 80 years’ experience in this field, including ship acquisition, operation and financing, hull and P&I insurance, collision, salvage, general average, and virtually all other aspects of admiralty law. We have also been involved in marine environmental issues and in the energy sector, including the supply and marine transportation of oil and gas.
Cannabis Law: We have deep expertise in the core areas of law impacted by the legalization of recreational cannabis. We understand not only the process of legislation, but the commercial, professional and political dynamics at play. We provide services and expertise designed to enhance outcomes for our cannabis clients through a multitude of issues.
Energy & Natural Resources Law: Our Energy & Natural Resources group is respected for the depth and breadth of its members’ knowledge of the industry, particularly in connection with renewable energy production and the extraction and transformation of natural resources. Our expertise in this area includes business-related or regulatory matters, and whether it relates to a major energy project, an exploration or production company, a services provider or a government.
Education Law: For many years, our team has provided guidance to managers in this sphere who work in both public and private systems at every level of instruction (school boards, private colleges, CEGEPS and universities). Our professionals are involved in providing legal counsel to our clients as well as representing them before arbitration boards, administrative tribunals, and courts of law.
Jean-François Gagnon, Chief Executive Officer
Tel: (514) 842-7801 (418) 650-7098 E-mail: [email protected]
Marie Rémillard, Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer
Tel: (514) 282 7847 E-mail: [email protected]