1000 de la Gauchetière St W, Suite 900, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 1991
François is a partner who regularly pleads before both the Superior Court and the Court of Appeal of Québec as a seasoned and versatile litigation lawyer. His main areas of practice are civil and commercial litigation (complex litigation matters), class actions, professional liability (civil and disciplinary), and defamation. François also has significant experience in constitutional and administrative law litigation and in commissions of inquiry in particular (Gomery, Oliphant, Chamberland), as well as in professional law, including judicial ethics. He was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2022 edition (and since 2012) of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Corporate and Commercial Litigation), and since 2020 also appears in the Class Action Litigation category. He has also been recognized by Benchmark Canada – The Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys as a "Local Litigation Star: Québec" and "Litigation Star: General Commercial, Professional Liability". Called to the Québec Bar in 1991.