Jean Fontaine is a partner and member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Restructuring & Insolvency Groups. Former Head of the Montréal office’s litigation team, he has built an extensive practice that focuses principally on the areas of commercial litigation, restructuring & insolvency, and shareholder disputes. Among other clients, Jean represents financial institutions, trustees, and public companies. He is recognized as a leading restructuring and insolvency lawyer by the legal industry’s most prominent directories, including Chambers, Lexpert®, and Benchmark Litigation.
On July 5, 2016, North American Lithium Inc. completed its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of a Lithium Project located in the municipality of La Corne, Québec, as well as certain other assets, from KSV Kofman Inc., in its capacity as court-appointed receiver of Québec Lithium Inc., RB Energy Inc. and Sirocco Mining Inc.