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Lavery Lawyers

Lavery Lawyers  

Legal Services | Quebec, Canada

tel: +1 514 871 1522 | fax: +1 514 871 8977
1 Place Ville Marie | Montreal | Quebec | H3B 4M4 | Canada

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Lavery Lawyers'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: 318


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
  • Sport and Entertainment
  • Tax Litigation
  • Taxation
  • Technology, Entertainment and Intellectual Property
  • Transportation and Infrastructure


Loïc Berdnikoff

Loïc BerdnikoffLawyer and Chief, Legal Operations and Conformity

Chantal Desjardins

Chantal DesjardinsPartner and Agent de marques de commerce

James Duffy

James DuffyLawyer and Patent Agent

Alain Y. Dussault

Alain Y. DussaultPartner and Trademark Agent

Eva Fog

Eva FogAvocate

Julie Gauvreau

Julie GauvreauPartner and Agent de brevets and Agent de marques de commerce

Marie-Josée Hétu

Marie-Josée HétuPartner and Associé directrice (bureau de Trois-Rivières)

Shan Jiang

Shan JiangAvocate

Isabelle Jomphe

Isabelle JomphePartner and Agent de marques de commerce

Gabrielle Lagarde Le Chasseur

Gabrielle Lagarde Le ChasseurAvocate and Partenaire d’affaires, talent et développement professionnel

Guy Lavoie

Guy LavoiePartner

Mitchell Leibovitch

Mitchell LeibovitchLawyer and Patent Agent

Jinnie Liu

Jinnie LiuAvocate

Selena Lu

Selena LuPartner

Hugh Mansfield

Hugh MansfieldPartner and Patent Agent and Trademark Agent

Béatrice T Ngatcha

Béatrice T NgatchaPartner and Agent de brevets

Ian Rose

Ian RosePartner

Nathalie Roy

Nathalie RoyAvocate and Directrice, formation et développement des compétences

Sophie Roy

Sophie RoyAvocate

Linguistic Services

Nathalie Angers

Nathalie AngersServices linguistiques

Danielle Bureau

Danielle BureauServices linguistiques

Michèle Gamache

Michèle GamacheServices linguistiques

Stefan Gillian

Stefan GillianLinguistic services

Cathy Ianniciello

Cathy IannicielloServices linguistiques

Jean-François Lauzon

Jean-François LauzonLinguistic services

Mathieu Legris

Mathieu LegrisLinguistic services

Joanne Martin

Joanne MartinServices linguistiques

Jean-Pierre Nadeau

Jean-Pierre NadeauLinguistic services

Sofie Peers

Sofie PeersServices linguistiques

Yannick Pourbaix

Yannick PourbaixLinguistic services

Legal Counsel


Tina Basile

Tina BasileStagiaire

Laura Bassal

Laura BassalParajuriste

Dolaine Béland

Dolaine BélandParajuriste

Gwendoline Bruneau

Gwendoline BruneauAgent de brevets

Chanel Calabro

Chanel CalabroÉtudiante

Manar Choukair

Manar ChoukairÉtudiante

Sophie Crevier

Sophie CrevierÉtudiante

Janet Dell’Orto

Janet Dell’OrtoAgent de marques de commerce

Marie France Doyer Rochefort

Marie France Doyer RochefortResponsable, programmes étudiants et stagiaires

Marianne Duboy

Marianne DuboyÉtudiante

Sylvain Dubuc

Sylvain DubucChief, Finance and Administration

Alain Dumont

Alain DumontPatent Agent

Mireille Francoeur

Mireille FrancoeurChargée de projets spéciaux, soutien à la direction

Cinthia Gauvreau

Cinthia GauvreauParajuriste

Nadine Giguère

Nadine GiguèreParajuriste

Raymond Grafton

Raymond GraftonArticling Student

Line Grandmaison

Line GrandmaisonParajuriste

Annie Groleau

Annie GroleauParajuriste

Sonia Guérin

Sonia GuérinParajuriste

Amélie Journet

Amélie JournetChef, talents et développement professionnel

Sofia Khan

Sofia KhanÉtudiante

Gonzalo Lavin

Gonzalo LavinPatent Agent

Tania Lê

Tania LêStagiaire

Jean-Francois Lemieux

Jean-Francois LemieuxBusiness Development Manager

Jean-François Lévesque

Jean-François LévesqueChief Client Officer

Eleftheria Manioudakis

Eleftheria ManioudakisDirector, Business Development

Sandrine Masri

Sandrine MasriÉtudiante

Gérard Mounier

Gérard MounierStrategic Advisor

Isabelle Normand

Isabelle NormandParajuriste

Sylvie Parent

Sylvie ParentParajuriste

Isabelle Pelletier

Isabelle PelletierAgent de brevets

Kabrina Péron

Kabrina PéronÉtudiante

Belinda Rigon

Belinda RigonParajuriste

Erwin Schultz

Erwin SchultzPatent Agent

Serge Shahinian

Serge ShahinianPatent Agent

Zoe Sukster

Zoe SuksterÉtudiante

Anik Trudel

Anik TrudelCheffe de la direction

Brandon Yin

Brandon YinParalegal


Why Draw Up a Shareholders’ Agreement?
Lavery Lawyers, December 2021

Shareholders? agreements set out shareholders? rights and obligations in various situations that may occur during a corporation?s existence. While it is true that corporate laws generally establish a common structure for all business corporations, they don?t do so in great detail. A shareholders? agreement is thus an invaluable tool for preventing conflicts and settling those that do arise. A shareholders? agreement is essential to the proper functioning of a corporation and helps to solidify the commitment of its shareholders...

Can an Idea, Style or Method Be Protected Under the Copyright Act?
Lavery Lawyers, December 2021

Ahead of the 2021 holiday season, as children dream about the toys that Santa Claus will bring them, let?s take a look back at a landmark decision that reviews what is copyrightable under the Copyright Act. As visual artist Claude Bouchard (?Bouchard?) learned from the outcome of her legal action against Ikea Canada (?Ikea?),1 the Copyright Act2 does not protect the ideas, styles or methods developed and used by artists to create their works, even if their work is exhibited in museums and marketed internationally...

All articles submitted by Lavery Lawyers


Lavery Helps to Establish an Affordable Housing Fund Worth $151 Million
Lavery Lawyers, June 2021

On May 4, 2021, the Government of Canada, the Government of Québec, the Fonds de solidarité FTQ and Ivanhoé Cambridge announced the formation of a consortium of investors that will make $120 million available to co-ops, non-profit organizations (NPOs) and housing agencies for the construction or renovation of affordable housing. The Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation, Fondaction, the Mirella and Lino Saputo Foundation and the J. Armand Bombardier Foundation collectively added $31 million to the sum. The strategic partnership will be managed by the Association des groupes de ressources techniques du Québec (AGRTQ) starting in the fall of 2021...

Lavery Represents Walter Innovations Inc. in its Acquisition by Golo Mobile Inc.
Lavery Lawyers, July 2020

On July 7, 2020, Golo Mobile Inc., a company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange that specializes in eco-delivery in large business centres, announced the acquisition of Walter Innovations Inc., a building automation technology start-up that has created a solution to connect property managers and residents of condominiums and apartment buildings. A Lavery team composed of Étienne Brassard, Éric Lavallée and Jean-François Maurice represented the selling shareholders of Walter Innovations Inc. in an exit context, allowing Walter's initial investors and entrepreneurs to successfully sell the company and its underlying technology...

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