Professional ethics, integrity and competence is the paramount basis of all aspects of our practice. Every legal issue and mandate is approached from the stand-point of the business objectives of the clients. Every single fee account will represent good value for effective services. We will not commence a mandate prior to understanding the precise objectives of our client. We will provide timely reports, control disbursements and use technology to reduce costs. Alternative billing (not purely time-based) is encouraged in particular circumstances, and is negotiated at the outset.
We deal with civil and commercial and penal litigation and insurance and pharma matters at all judicial levels.
You benefit from diverse practice areas and conflict resolution via judicial and mediation remedies.
Involved in class action Defense, employment, constitutional, human rights, immigration and criminal matters including price fixing proceedings.
Deal with estate and succession and partnership disputes at all judicial levels.
We partner with clients and their in house counsels or advisers to achieve early economic resolution when feasible.
Represent large and medium size enterprises throughout Canada and elsewhere in their daily business and personal legal issues.
Well known for commercial and civil insurance litigation in Montréal and Canada and business litigation in Montréal and employment law in Montréal and estate and and divorce law in Montréal and elsewhere.
Involved in banking and financial sector including regulatory and administrative bodies in Quebec and Canada and investigations re white collar penal issues, health and disability, directors liability and investment adviser and broker liability in matters of wealth management and securities and investor matters.
Work in franchising and partnership areas and leasing.
Provide class action advice and representation in national and Quebec class remedies including Defense and management of claims and potential claims and look to avoidance of reputational risk working with public relations experts and prioritizing early reasonable resolution.
In the employment area we are largely business oriented and can work with unionized and non-unionized corporations. We deal with employment agreements and restrictive covenants ,terminations and wrongful dismissal including executive compensation and occupational risks and accidents and can be involved in class action remedies relating thereto including human rights issues in the workplace and generally.
In the banking and financial institution areas we can deal with regulatory and administrative and penal matters.
We act in class action matters including crisis management when necessary. We develop various strategies as the class remedy takes its judicial course always attempting to achieve economic and a just business solution if available.
In commercial litigation we draw on our wide experience in defending or initiating judicial remedies with the aim of early and fair economic solutions.
We are involved in pharma matters at the regulatory and litigation level lending our lengthy experience to these projects. This includes product liability and class action Defense and distribution agreements and pharmacist relations.
We have long acted in the insurance field including coverage advice and Defense of claims including property and life, disability and health, professional and directors liability and construction project disputes.
We deal with complex national and Quebec based commercial disputes and litigation defending major and medium sized corporations at all court levels including administrative tribunals.Areas of interest include securities, banking , broker liability, defamation, franchise, consumer protection, privacy,data breach,product liability and manufacturers liability, price-fixing, white collar crime and fraud, professional liability and medical liability. We have pleaded in all courts including Quebec Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada.
We deal with both franchisors and franchisees including organizational set up and commercial disputes and litigation. This includes injunction relief and terminations and cancellations and enforcement of restrictive covenants and non-competition obligations. Same applies to employment matters including breaches of fiduciary and legal obligations of employees at all levels including executive levels.
We act for landlords and tenants in all lease matters including commercial and residential matters.