Practice Expertise

  • Business Transactions / Mergers and ...
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Areas of Practice

  • Business Transactions / Mergers and ...
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

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André Champagne is a partner and a member of Lavery?s Business law group. He has extensive professional experience in commercial and business law and has represented clients before all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada.

In 2006, Mr. Champagne was elected Fellow of the International Society of Barristers. Membership is by invitation only after a thorough screening process that considers the lawyer?s ability, experience, accomplishments, and ethical standards.

Professional and community activities
  • Chair of the board of the Fondation Jean Lapointe
  • Member of the Board of directors of the Fondation Réseau Sélection
  • Legal adviser and member of the Association des anciens Canadiens de Montréal


  • B.C.L., McGill University, 1971
  • B.A., Collège Sainte-Marie, 1968

Areas of Practice

  • Business Transactions / Mergers and acquisitions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
Acts for several banks in commercial fraud matters
Commercial litigation for small and medium size businesses

Professional Associations
Canadian Bar Association
International Society of Barristers

Professional Activities and Experience
Governor of the Quebec Bar Foundation, 2004 to 2007
Director of several private companies
Secretary of the Board of Directors of La Maison Jean Lapointe
Member of Quebec Bar committees (committee on multidisciplinarity between lawyers and accountants, indemnity fund committee)
Urban Development Committee of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
Legal counsel and member of the Association Les Anciens Canadiens de Montréal

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