600 De Maisonneuve Blvd W, Suite 2700, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 2000
A founding partner of LCM Attorneys, Patrick Ferland has wide experience in complex civil and commercial litigation, as well as administrative and public law litigation. He regularly acts for major private and Crown corporations and for foreign State entities. He is recognized by his peers as a lawyer with great legal and advocacy skills, able to tackle the most challenging legal issues and develop novel arguments. Mr. Ferland has particular expertise in class actions, international law, judicial review, constitutional law, and proceedings against the Crown, and frequently acts before the courts of appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. Mr. Ferland was a member of the Canadian delegation during the negotiation and adoption of the 2019 Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments of the Hague Conference on Private International Law. He also teaches evidence in civil matters at McGill University’s Faculty of Law and is the co-author of the private international law section of the series edited by the Québec Bar School, and of the Guide de l’arbitrage, a treatise covering all aspects of Quebec commercial arbitration law. Mr. Ferland is actively involved in the Canadian Bar Association’s International Law Section.