1000 de la Gauchetière St W, Suite 900, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 1993 (QC)
Partner in BLG’s Financial Services Group and member of Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Group. François advises various stakeholders with regard to restructurings under the Companies Creditors' Arrangement Act and restructurings and liquidations under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. He has considerable experience in commercial litigation, having pleaded before all judicial bodies in Quebec, including the Quebec Court of Appeal, as well as administrative and arbitration tribunals. Has also made representations on motions for leave to appeal before the Supreme Court of Canada. Recognized in IFLR1000 – The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms (Rising Stars – restructuring & insolvency, financial restructuring). Recognized in the 2022 edition (and since 2019) of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Insolvency & Financial Restructuring). Graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the Université de Montréal in 1991. Called to the Quebec Bar in 1993.