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Lavery, de Billy

Lavery, de Billy  

Legal Services | Quebec, Canada

http://www.lavery.ca/
tel: +1 514 871 1522 | fax: +1 514 871 8977
1 Place Ville Marie | Montreal | Quebec | H3B 4M4 | Canada


Main Contacts

Anik Trudel

Anik TrudelChef de la direction

Lavery, de Billy's Overview

Lavery is a major full-service law firm of more than 200 lawyers and the leading independent law firm in Quebec. The firm provides a comprehensive range of legal services to regional, national and multinational corporations; financial institutions; and government departments, agencies, and Crown corporations. It also has an extensive practice in advising other Canadian and foreign law firms on matters of Quebec law.

Lavery has developed strong ties with law firms and other professional firms across Canada, the United States and worldwide, thereby enabling us to assist our clients to develop opportunities outside Quebec. The firm is a member of the World Services Group, a global non-profit association with membership by invitation only, consisting of large local, national and international professional services providers in over 115 countries.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1913
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 4
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 200

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Aboriginal Law
  • Aviation Law
  • Business Immigration
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Competition and Antitrust Law
  • Construction
  • Corporate and Business Integrity
  • Corporate Governance
  • Criminal Law and Penal Law
  • Debt Financing and Banking
  • Distribution of Financial Products and Services
  • Education Law
  • Energy and Natural Resources and the Plan Nord
  • Environment
  • Ethics
  • Family Law, Personal Law and Estate Law
  • Financing and Financial Services
  • Franchising and Distribution
  • Government affairs and public law litigation
  • Health Law
  • Information, Privacy and Defamation
  • Infrastructure
  • Insurance
  • Labour and Employment
  • Land Use Planning and Development
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Life Sciences
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mining Law
  • Municipal Affairs
  • Pension and Benefits
  • Private equity, venture capital and investment management
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Protection and Transmission of Estates and Assets
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities Law
  • Special Risk Insurance
  • Tax Litigation
  • Taxation
  • Technology, Entertainment and Intellectual Property
  • Transportation and Infrastructure
Professionals

Lawyer




Loïc Berdnikoff

Loïc BerdnikoffLawyer and Director of Professional Development

















Shan Jiang

Shan JiangAvocate






Guy Lavoie

Guy LavoiePartner

Guy Lemay

Guy LemayPartner










Ian Rose

Ian RosePartner


Sophie Roy

Sophie RoyAvocate









Linguistic Services

Nathalie Angers

Nathalie AngersServices linguistiques

Marie-Ève Gauthier

Marie-Ève GauthierServices linguistiques

Stefan Gillian

Stefan GillianLinguistic services


Lydia Jean

Lydia JeanServices linguistiques

Jean-François Lauzon

Jean-François LauzonLinguistic services

Joanne Martin

Joanne MartinServices linguistiques


Nis Moller

Nis MollerLawyer and Linguistic services

Jean-Pierre Nadeau

Jean-Pierre NadeauLinguistic services

Sofie Peers

Sofie PeersServices linguistiques


Mélanie Proschek

Mélanie ProschekServices linguistiques


Legal Counsel

Other

Articles

The New Act to Prohibit and Prevent Genetic Discrimination
Lavery, de Billy, July 2017

In recent months, the Senate passed the Act to prohibit and prevent genetic discrimination (Genetic Non-Discrimination Act). This Act also amended the Canada Labour Code and the Canadian Human Rights Act. The new Act aims to regulate the use of genetic tests, namely, tests that analyze the DNA1, RNA2 or chromosomes of a person for predictive or monitoring purposes or for establishing a diagnosis or prognosis, mainly within a contractual framework. It prohibits anyone from requiring an individual to undergo a genetic test as a condition of providing goods or services to that individual and entering into or continuing a contract or agreement (section 3)...

Autonomous Cars Will Shortly be on the Roads in Montreal
Lavery, de Billy, April 2017

Autonomous cars have really taken off in the last few years, particularly due to the interest of both consumers and the businesses who develop and improve them. In this context, on April 5 and 10, 2017, the City of Montréal and the Government of Québec respectively announced significant investments in the electrification and intelligent transportation sector to make the Province of Québec a pioneer of that industry.Investments from the City of Montréal and the Government of QuébecThe City of Montréal intends to invest $3...

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Press

Lavery and the Fondation Montréal inc. launch a $15,000 grant for artificial intelligence
Lavery, de Billy, October 2017

Lavery and Fondation Montréal inc. are pleased to announce the creation of the Lavery AI Grant offered to start-ups in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). Valued at $15,000, grant winners will also have access to the full range of services provided by Fondation Montréal inc., as well as legal coaching by Lavery, tailored to the needs of young businesses in the artificial intelligence industry. The Lavery AI Grant is an annual grant and will be awarded each spring by Fondation Montréal inc. and Lavery to the start-up that has made the biggest impact in the area of artificial intelligence and that demonstrates great potential for growth...

Lavery welcomes Karine Joizil, new partner in the litigation group
Lavery, de Billy, September 2017

Montréal, September 07, 2017 – Lavery is pleased to announce the arrival of a new partner, Karine Joizil, who is joining the Litigation and Conflict Resolution group. Over the years, Ms. Joizil has developed an expertise in commercial and administrative law litigation as well as impressive experience in the areas of class actions, access to information and the protection of personal information. She also has in-depth knowledge of the legislation governing the health sector and regularly advises health professionals and organizations. Ms...

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