Lavery welcomes Karine Joizil, new partner in the litigation group

September, 2017 - Canada

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. Joizil believes that it is important to invest in the legal community and in view of this has been
lecturing on public and administrative law at the École du Barreau for over ten years.

Ms. Joizil has also been very involved in the community throughout her career. She is currently chair of the board of
directors for Recyc-Québec.

“Lavery is always on the lookout for opportunities to grow, and Karine’s arrival among us confirms our firm intention to
acquire exceptional talent in order to better serve our clients’ needs and contribute to advancing the practice. By hiring
Karine, we have consolidated our offer of litigation and class action services”, remarked Anik Trudel, Lavery Chief
Executive Officer.

Lavery is the largest independent law firm in Québec. The firm has offices in Montréal, Québec City, Sherbrooke, and
Trois-Rivières, where its professionals work daily to provide a diverse range of comprehensive legal services as well as
integrated solutions suited to the client’s needs. Recognized by the most prestigious legal directories, our lawyers are at
the heart of all movement in the business world and are actively involved in their communities. Lavery’s expertise is
regularly sought by numerous national and international firms to intervene in files falling within Québec’s jurisdiction.