Former Chief prosecutor for the Bureau de lutte à la corruption et à la malversation (BLCM) joins Lavery

March, 2016 - Montreal, Quebec

Montreal, March 7, 2016 — Lavery is proud to announce that Isabelle Briand has joined its Litigation and dispute resolution group wherein she will practice criminal and penal law, in addition to joining the firm’s multidisciplinary Corporate and Business Integrity team.

Until recently, Ms. Briand was leading the Bureau de lutte à la corruption et à la malversation (BLCM) whose members were imbedded in the Unité permanente anticorruption (UPAC).

“Coming off fifteen years working as a prosecutor, I look forward to what I can contribute to Lavery and its clients with great enthusiasm,” states Ms. Briand. “I consider it a stimulating professional challenge that will allow me to tap my skills in criminal law as well as in ethics and codes of conduct.”

“Isabelle Briand’s arrival consolidates Lavery’s position as a leader in business and corporate integrity,” says Don McCarty, the firm’s Managing Partner. “Our team, which already includes highly regarded lawyers such as Raymond Doray, Philippe Frère, Marie Cossette and Raphaël Schachter, just to name a few, can now count on the extensive experience, leadership skills and professionalism of a new partner who is already well known and recognized in the legal community.”

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