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

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...

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

A new team joins Lavery’s Litigation group in Québec City
Lavery, de Billy, August 2017
Canada

Montréal, August 29, 2017 - Lavery is pleased to announce that a new team composed of two partners has joined its Litigation and Conflict Resolution group in the Québec City office. Judith Rochette, who joins the firm as a partner, is returning to her roots because she previously worked with Lavery for twelve years...

Lavery Appoints Anik Trudel as Chief Executive Officer
Lavery, de Billy, April 2017
Quebec, Canada

Lavery is proud to announce that Ms. Anik Trudel has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the firm, effective immediately. Ms. Trudel has 30 years of experience in the professional services industry, including twenty as a lawyer in a prominent Canadian law firm and ten in public relations for major international firms...

Lavery Acts on Behalf of Vert Médical Within the scope of its Acquisition by Canopy Growth Corporation
Lavery, de Billy, November 2016
Canada

On November 1, 2016, Canopy Growth Corporation acquired Vert médical, a Quebec-based producer of medical marijuana. Lavery represented Vert médical in this file. Vert médical is a company that’s currently awaiting an authorized producer permit from Health Canada that will allow it to legally grow medical marijuana in its ultramodern plant in Saint-Lucien...

Lavery Represents the Conférence Des Juges De Paix Magistrats Du Québec and Its Members Before the Supreme Court of Canada
Lavery, de Billy, October 2016
Canada

On January 18, 2016, Mr. Raymond Doray, Ad.E., and Mr...

Raphael Schachter, Master of Ceremonies at the Annual Conference on Human Rights Organized by the Lord Reading Law Society
Lavery, de Billy, August 2016
Canada

On 25 May 2016, Raphael Schachter, partner at Lavery and former president of the Lord Reading Law Society, had the honour to serve as the master of ceremonies of the Annual Human Rights Dinner organized by the Lord Reading Law Society...

LAVERY, CABINET RÉGIONAL NUMÉRO 1 AU QUÉBEC
Lavery, de Billy, March 2016
Quebec, Canada

Montréal, le 10 mars 2016 — Pour la quatrième édition consécutive, Lavery est classé premier cabinet d’avocats régional du Québec par Canadian Lawyer. Cette reconnaissance, également obtenue en 2010, 2012 et 2014, découle d’un sondage réalisé par ce magazine pour déterminer le positionnement des principaux cabinets d’avocats...

LAVERY RANKED AS QUEBEC’S TOP REGIONAL FIRM
Lavery, de Billy, March 2016
Quebec, Canada

Montreal, March 10, 2016 — Lavery has topped Canadian Lawyer’s 2016 list of regional law firms in Quebec, maintaining its #1 ranking for the fourth edition in a row. This recognition, which Lavery also received in 2010, 2012 and 2014, is based on the results of a survey conducted by the magazine to rate the main law firms in Quebec...

L’ex-Procureure en chef du Bureau de lutte à la corruption et à la malversation (BLCM) se joint à Lavery
Lavery, de Billy, March 2016
Quebec, Canada

Montréal, le 7 mars 2016 — Lavery est fier d’annoncer l’arrivée de Me Isabelle Briand au sein de son groupe de Litige et règlement des différends où elle pratiquera le droit criminel et pénal, en plus de joindre les rangs de l’équipe multidisciplinaire sur l’Intégrité d’entreprise du cabinet...

Former Chief prosecutor for the Bureau de lutte à la corruption et à la malversation (BLCM) joins Lavery
Lavery, de Billy, March 2016
Quebec, Canada

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...

Me Eugène Czolij récipiendaire d’un Doctorat Honoris Causa de l’Université nationale « Polytechnique de Lviv »
Lavery, de Billy, February 2016
Quebec, Canada

Montréal, le 19 février 2016 - Lavery est fier d’annoncer que Me Eugène Czolij, associé du cabinet, se verra attribuer bientôt le titre de Docteur Honoris Causa de l’Université nationale « Polytechnique de Lviv » en Ukraine pour son travail exceptionnel en tant que président du Congrès Mondial Ukrainien...

Eugene Czolij to receive Honorary Doctorate from Lviv Polytechnic National University
Lavery, de Billy, February 2016
Quebec, Canada

Montreal, February 19, 2016 — Lavery is proud to announce that Eugene Czolij, a partner at the firm, will shortly receive an honorary doctorate from Lviv Polytechnic National University in Ukraine for his outstanding work as Ukrainian World Congress President...

A Lavery Associate Wins the Moot Court Cometition of the "Conference Internationle Des Barreaux"
Lavery, de Billy, December 2015
Quebec, Canada

Montreal, December 8, 2015 – Lavery is pleased to announce that Laurence Bich-Carrière, one of its promising young lawyers, has won the international moot court competition of the “Conférence internationale des barreaux de tradition juridique commune (CIB)”, on December 3, 2015. Winner of the Young Bar of Montreal Oratory Competition in June 2015, Ms...

GUILLAUME LAVOIE, YOUNG BAR OF MONTREAL LAWYER OF THE YEAR IN CORPORATE LAW
Lavery, de Billy, November 2015
Quebec, Canada

Montreal, November 30, 2015 – Lavery is pleased to announce that on November 26, 2015, Mr. Guillaume Lavoie, a business law partner at the firm, won the 2015 YBM Lawyer of the year in the Corporate Law category, at the “Leaders of tomorrow” YBM Gala held at the Rialto Theater...

GUILLAUME LAVOIE WINNER OF THE 2015 RISING STAR AWARD
Lavery, de Billy, November 2015
Quebec, Canada

Montreal, November 20, 2015 – Lavery is pleased to announce that Mr. Guillaume Lavoie, a business law partner at the firm, has received the Rising Star Award given out by the Legal Lexpert Directory, during a gala that was held in Toronto on November 19, 2015. This Canada-wide contest pays tribute to lawyers under 40 who are considered rising stars in the legal profession in Canada...

JEAN-FRANÇOIS LÉVESQUE APPOINTED CHIEF CLIENT OFFICER (CCO) AT LAVERY
Lavery, de Billy, November 2015
Quebec, Canada

Montreal, November 18, 2015 – Committed to placing clients at the centre of all its actions, Lavery – the leading independent law firm in Quebec – recently appointed Jean-François Lévesque as Chief Client Officer for all its operations. Working closely with the managing partner and the board of directors, Mr...

45 LAVERY LAWYERS INCLUDED IN THE 2016 EDITION OF THE BEST LAWYERS IN CANADA
Lavery, de Billy, August 2015
Quebec, Canada

45 LAVERY LAWYERS INCLUDED IN THE 2016 EDITION OF THE BEST LAWYERS IN CANADA Montreal, August 24, 2015 – Lavery is pleased to announce that 45 of the firm’s lawyers have been listed as leading Canadian practitioners in their respective areas of expertise in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016...

PATRICK A. MOLINARI, JACQUES PERRON AND ANDRÉ VAUTOUR OF LAVERY NAMED BEST LAWYERS’ 2016 LAWYERS OF THE YEAR
Lavery, de Billy, August 2015
Quebec, Canada

PATRICK A. MOLINARI, JACQUES PERRON AND ANDRÉ VAUTOUR OF LAVERY NAMED BEST LAWYERS’ 2016 LAWYERS OF THE YEAR Montreal, August 24, 2015 – Lavery is pleased to announce that Mr. Patrick A. Molinari, Mr. Jacques Perron and Mr. André Vautour have been named 2016 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers, a peer-review legal publication. • Patrick A...

DANIEL BOUCHARD AND PATRICK A. MOLINARI TO BE AWARDED LAWYER EMERITUS DISTINCTION BY THE BARREAU DU QUÉBEC
Lavery, de Billy, July 2015
Quebec, Canada

DANIEL BOUCHARD AND PATRICK A. MOLINARI TO BE AWARDED LAWYER EMERITUS DISTINCTION BY THE BARREAU DU QUÉBEC Montreal, July 17, 2015 - Lavery is pleased to announce that Me Daniel Bouchard, Managing Partner of the Quebec City office, and Me Patrick A. Molinari, legal counsel, will be awarded the Lawyer Emeritus (Ad. E...

Sylvain Provencher and Claude Villeneuve of Lavery Appointed to the Superior Court of Quebec
Lavery, de Billy, June 2015
Quebec, Canada

Sylvain Provencher and Claude Villeneuve of Lavery Appointed to the Superior Court of Quebec Montreal, June 23, 2015 — Lavery is pleased and proud to announce that to Sylvain Provencher and Claude Villeneuve have been appointed to the Superior Court of Quebec as judges for the district of Bedford. Their nominations took effect June 19, 2015...

18 Lavery partners ranked in the 2015 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
Lavery, de Billy, June 2015
Quebec, Canada

NEWS RELEASE 18 Lavery partners ranked in the 2015 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory Montreal, June 22, 2015 — Lavery is pleased to announce that 18 partners of the firm are ranked among the leading practitioners in Canada in their respective practice areas in the 2015 edition of Thomson Reuters’s Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory...

LAUNCH OF THE LAVERY GO INC. PROGRAM IN QUEBEC CITY! Legal services designed specifically for start-ups
Lavery, de Billy, June 2015
Quebec, Canada

LAUNCH OF THE LAVERY GO INC. PROGRAM IN QUEBEC CITY! Legal services designed specifically for start-ups Quebec City, June 18, 2015 – Lavery is pleased to announce the launch of the Lavery GO inc. Program today in Quebec City. The goal of this program is to assist young entrepreneurs and provide eligible start-ups with high-quality legal services at a price that fits their means...

Étienne Brassard, Marie-Hélène Jolicoeur, Guillaume Lavoie and Jonathan Warin appointed partners at Lavery
Lavery, de Billy, May 2015
Quebec, Canada

Étienne Brassard, Marie-Hélène Jolicoeur, Guillaume Lavoie and Jonathan Warin appointed partners at Lavery Montreal, May 1st, 2015 – Lavery is pleased to announce the appointment of Étienne Brassard, Marie-Hélène Jolicoeur, Guillaume Lavoie and Jonathan Warin as partners of the firm...

JEAN SAINT-ONGE NAMED FELLOW OF THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF TRIAL LAWYERS
Lavery, de Billy, March 2015
Quebec, Canada

JEAN SAINT-ONGE NAMED FELLOW OF THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF TRIAL LAWYERS Montreal, March 23rd, 2015 – Lavery is pleased to announce that Mr. Jean Saint-Onge, Ad. E., a Litigation partner at Lavery, received the title of Fellow by the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL), during a ceremony in Santa Barbara, California, on March 20, 2015...

Lavery Launches GO INC. Program - Legal services tailored to the needs of start-up businesses
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., November 2014
Quebec, Canada

LAVERY LAUNCHES GO INC. PROGRAM Legal services tailored to the needs of start-up businesses Montreal, November 12th, 2014 – Lavery is pleased to announce the creation of its GO inc. Program, whose mission is to provide affordable, quality legal services to qualifying start-up businesses...

In the Wake of Its Outstanding Growth in 2014 Lavery Launches a New Advertising Campaign - “Powerful Allies”
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., November 2014
Quebec, Canada

Montreal, November 12, 2014 – In the wake of its outstanding growth since the beginning of 2014, Lavery is launching a new advertising campaign in support of its commitment to becoming the leading legal reference to the business world. With 100 years’ invested in providing services to businesses in every field, today Lavery draws on the expertise of more than 200 lawyers in various specialties...

Nicolas Gagnon and Odette Jobin-Laberge of Lavery Named Best Lawyers' 2014 Lawyers of the Year
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., August 2014
Quebec, Canada

Montreal, August 25, 2014 – Lavery is pleased to announce that Mr. Nicolas Gagnon and Ms. Odette Jobin-Laberge have been named 2015 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers, a peer-review legal publication. • Nicolas Gagnon has been named Lawyer of the Year 2015 Montreal, Construction Law. • Odette Jobin-Laberge has been named Lawyer of the Year 2015 Montreal, Insurance Law...

40 Lavery lawyers Included in the 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., August 2014
Quebec, Canada

Montreal, August 25, 2014 – Lavery is pleased to announce that 40 of the firm’s lawyers have been listed as leading Canadian practitioners in their respective areas of expertise in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2015. "We are delighted that 40 lawyers of our firm are included in the 2015 edition of this prestigious directory...

Lavery Supports the Caisse de dépôt et Placement in Various Financing Transactions totalling Almost $1 Billion
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., July 2014
Canada

Stornoway Diamond Corporation recently announced that it had closed its financing transactions with Orion Mine Finance, Ressources Québec (a wholly owned subsidiary of Investissement Québec) and the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec...

Lavery Optimizes Service Offering in Franchise and Distribution Law, Welcoming Jean-Philippe Turgeon and Stéphanie Destrempes
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., June 2014
Quebec, Canada

June 30, 2014 - Lavery is pleased to announce the optimization of its service offering in franchise and distribution law with the arrival of Mr. Jean-Philippe Turgeon and Ms. Stéphanie Destrempes, respectively partner and associate in this growing field of legal practice...

Marie Cossette to be Awarded Lawyer Emeritus Distinction by the Barreau du Québec
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., June 2014
Quebec, Canada

June 30, 2014 - Lavery is pleased to announce that Me Marie Cossette, partner in the litigation group at Lavery, will be awarded the Lawyer Emeritus (Ad. E.) distinction by the Barreau du Québec during a ceremony to be held on September 17, 2014, at the Windsor Hotel, in Montréal...

20 Lavery Partners Ranked in the 2014 Edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., June 2014
Quebec, Canada

Montreal, June 25, 2014 – Lavery is pleased to announce that 20 partners of the firm are ranked among the most recommended lawyers in Canada in their respective practice areas in the 2014 edition of Thomson Reuters’s Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory is the most comprehensive publication to legal talent in the country...

LAVERY SUPPORTS THE PRIVATE EQUITY AND VENTURE CAPITAL INDUSTRY
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., May 2014
Quebec, Canada

LAVERY SUPPORTS THE PRIVATE EQUITY AND VENTURE CAPITAL INDUSTRY Montreal, May 5, 2014 – Dedicated to helping investment fund managers, investment advisors as well as all other industry stakeholders and relying on our in-depth expertise, Lavery is proud to announce the creation of a team practising in the areas of private equity, venture capital and investment management...

Julie Cousineau, Caroline Harnois and Nadine Landry Appointed Partners at Lavery
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., May 2014
Quebec, Canada

JULIE COUSINEAU, CAROLINE HARNOIS AND NADINE LANDRY APPOINTED PARTNERS AT LAVERY Montreal, May 2, 2014 — Lavery is pleased to announce the appointment of Julie Cousineau, Caroline Harnois and Nadine Landry as partners at the Montreal office of the firm. Ms. Julie Cousineau has developed expertise in the areas of civil litigation, commercial litigation and construction law...

Cominar Completes the Re-Opening of its Offering of 4.941% Series 4 Debentures in the Amount of $100 Million
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., April 2014
Quebec, Canada

On March 7, 2014, Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust completed the re-opening of its offering 4.941% Series 4 senior unsecured debentures due July 27, 2020 in the principal amount of $100 million. The debentures were offered at a price of $1,028.41 per $1...

Lavery Number 1 Regional law Firm in Quebec
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., March 2014
Quebec, Canada

Montreal, March 7, 2014 — For the third consecutive time, Lavery has been ranked Quebec’s top regional law firm by Canadian Lawyer magazine...

Bernard Roy, a Lawyer Specializing in Tax Law, Joins Lavery
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., March 2014
Quebec, Canada

Montreal, March 7, 2014 – Lavery is pleased to announce that Mr. Bernard Roy has recently joined the firm’s Quebec City office as a Business Law partner. Mr...

The Former Premier of Quebec, Pierre Marc Johnson, Joins Lavery
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., February 2014
Quebec, Canada

THE FORMER PREMIER OF QUEBEC, PIERRE MARC JOHNSON, JOINS LAVERY Montreal, February 27, 2014 - Lavery is pleased to announce that Mr. Pierre Marc Johnson, G.O.Q., FRSC, has joined the firm as counsel. A lawyer and physician, Mr. Johnson is recognized for his expertise in the areas of international trade negotiations, environmental law and health law...

Lavery Strengthens its Position in the Legal Services Market - The Firm Welcomes 31 Lawyers From the Sherbrooke and Trois-Rivieres Offices of Heenan Blaikie
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., February 2014
Quebec, Canada

LAVERY STRENGTHENS ITS POSITION IN THE LEGAL SERVICES MARKET THE FIRM WELCOMES 31 LAWYERS FROM THE SHERBROOKE AND TROIS-RIVIÈRES OFFICES OF HEENAN BLAIKIE Montreal, February 26, 2014 - Lavery is pleased to announce that the Sherbrooke and Trois-Rivières teams of Heenan Blaikie will join the firm on March 1, 2014: 31 lawyers, two notaries and about 30 employees...

Lavery gets Lion's Share of Lawyers After Heenan Dissolution
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., February 2014
Quebec, Canada

Montreal, February 26, 2014 – Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P. ("Lavery"), the largest independent law firm in Quebec, is pleased to announce that as of March 1, 2014, 44 lawyers and two notaries from the Montreal, Sherbrooke and Trois-Rivières offices of Heenan Blaikie will have joined the firm along with 39 staff members, for a total of 85 people...

Lavery Welcomes Thirteen New Lawyers to its Montreal Office
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., February 2014
Quebec, Canada

Montreal, February 14, 2014 - Lavery is pleased to announce that thirteen new lawyers, who are practising in health law, labour law and litigation, have joined its Montreal office: six partners, one counsel and six associates. The new partners are as follows: Magali Cournoyer-Proulx practises in the areas of labour and employment law, and health law...

Lavery Represents Heroux-Devtek Inc. in Connection with the Acquisition of Brish Landing Gear Company APPH
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., February 2014
Quebec, Canada

Montreal, February 5, 2014 – Lavery is pleased to announce that it acted as the legal advisor to Héroux-Devtek Inc. (hereinafter "Héroux-Devtek"), a leading Canadian manufacturer of aerospace products, in connection with its acquisition of the entire share capital of U.K.-based APPH Limited and U.S.-based APPH Wichita, Inc. (collectively "APPH"), subsidiaries of BBA Aviation plc (LES: BBA)...

Emmanuel Sala, a Lawyer Specializing in Tax Law, Joins Lavery
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., January 2014
Quebec, Canada

Montreal, January 13, 2014 – Lavery is pleased to announce that Mr. Emmanuel Sala has joined the firm as a Business Law partner. Mr. Sala’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and financing transactions on behalf of Canadian and foreign corporations that are involved in various sectors, particularly renewable energy and natural resources. Mr...

Auguste Masson, a Lawyer Specializing in Business Law, Joins Lavey
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., November 2013
Quebec, Canada

Montreal, November 8, 2013 – Lavery is pleased to announce that Mr. Auguste Masson has joined the firm as a Business Law partner. Called to the Quebec Bar in 1984, Mr. Masson has been practising for more than 25 years in commercial and corporate law...

Lavery Creates a New Area of Legal Practice: Corporate and Business Integrity
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., October 2013
Quebec, Canada

Lavery creates a new area of legal practice: Corporate and Business Integrity Montreal, October 7, 2013 – Lavery is pleased to announce the creation of a new area of practice, "Corporate and Business Integrity" whose team will be headed by Marie Cossette, a Litigation partner at the firm...

LAVERY: 100 Years of Services
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., September 2013
Quebec, Canada

Montreal, September 9, 2013 – In 2013, Lavery is celebrating 100 years of service to its clients. Founded in Quebec City in 1913, the firm has grown steadily to become Quebec’s leading independent law firm, with offices in Montreal, Quebec City and Ottawa. Throughout its history, Lavery has had strong leaders with a deep understanding of the law, strategic vision and keen business acumen...

36 Lavery Lawyers Included in the 2014 Edition of the Best Lawyers in Canada
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., August 2013
Quebec, Canada

Montreal, August 12, 2013 – Lavery is pleased to announce that 36 of the firm’s lawyers have been listed as leading Canadian practitioners in their respective areas of expertise in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2014. "We are delighted that 36 lawyers of our firm are included in the 2014 edition of this prestigious directory...

Armstrong, Branchaud, Lemay and Schachter, Q.C., Ad.E. of Lavery Named Best Lawyers' 2014 Lawyers of the Year
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., August 2013
Quebec, Canada

Montreal, August 12, 2013 – Lavery is pleased to announce that Ms. Marie-Claude Armstrong, Mr. René Branchaud, Mr. Guy Lemay and Mr. Raphaël H. Schachter, Q.C., Ad. E. have been named 2014 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers, a peer-review legal publication. • Marie-Claude Armstrong has been named Lawyer of the Year 2014 Montreal, Family Law...

Katia Opalka, an Expert in Environmental and Aboriginal Law, Joins Lavery
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., July 2013
Quebec, Canada

NEWS RELEASE KATIA OPALKA, AN EXPERT IN ENVIRONMENTAL AND ABORIGINAL LAW, JOINS LAVERY Montreal, July 11, 2013 – Lavery is pleased to announce that Katia Opalka, a corporate lawyer specialized in environmental and Aboriginal law, has joined the firm as a partner in our Montreal office. Ms...

 

 


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