Bernard is the head of the Restructuring & Insolvency Group in Montréal. Over the years, Bernard has acted for several financial institutions and trustees in bankruptcy, pleading numerous cases on their behalf before the Québec Superior Court, the Québec Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada. Bernard has acted for several companies as business counsel regarding any issues that might arise on a day-to-day basis. He also practises commercial litigation, and is fluent in French and English. He has represented many different parties affected by the insolvency process in both domestic and cross-border cases. Bernard is the co-author of a book entitled Faillite et Insolvabilité, une perspective québécoise de la jurisprudence canadienne (Bankruptcy and Insolvency: A Quebec Perspective on Canadian Jurisprudence), considered by many as being the most authoritative book on this topic in Québec.