800 Victoria Sq, Suite 3500, PO Box 242, The Stock Exchange Twr, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 1997 (QC)
Sébastien Richemont is a partner within the Litigation and Dispute Resolution group in Montréal. Specializing in commercial litigation, he advises and represents clients in arbitration, class actions, manufacturer’s and professional liability, contractual and construction litigations, disputes between shareholders and securities matters. With more than 20 years of experience, Sébastien has leading-edge knowledge that allows him to understand the legal issues that clients may face while having practical know-how to support them at each step of the dispute settlement process. He prioritizes a pragmatic approach based on effectiveness, value creation and predictability. A seasoned and passionate litigator, Sébastien has led several major assignments during his career. He is credited with obtaining several favourable judgments in various cases involving several million dollars in a variety of fields such as energy, new technologies, class actions, manufacturer’s liability, securities, construction and contractual disputes. He has represented several creditors in the cross-Canada restructuring of the non-bank asset-backed commercial paper market (ABCP) where his clients had more than one billion dollars at stake.