A great lawyer launches her own law firm…

My Patricia Fourcand, Stéphanie Tremblay, Emily Kissel and Michaël Plante. Source: FOURCAND website (FTKP Avocats After just over 20 years as an associate lawyer at Miller Thomson, lawyer Me Patricia Fourcand chooses to launch his own family law firm named FOURCAND (FTKP Avocats). The one who recently won the title of “Best Lawyers in Canada … Read more

Law 25: Penalties for Privacy Breaches Increase

Wendy J. Wagner, Melissa Tehrani, Jasmine Samra and Christopher Oates. Source: Gowling WLG website When Bill 25 comes into force in Quebec on September 22, 2022, companies that fail to report a privacy incident face fines of up to $25M. As companies doing business in the province prepare to comply with the new legislation, Gowling … Read more

From welfare to lawyer

Me Vivan Nguyen. Photo: Devichy Avocats website Me Vivan Nguyen come a long way. Marked by a difficult childhood, she “worked hard” to obtain her law degree. “One parent in the delirium of mental illness and the other parent in addiction. I’ve often had nights out alone where I’ve been stranded outside my home. I … Read more

JuriGo: managing growth

Me Pierre-David Girard. Source: Jurigo.ca Since its launch in 2019, JuriGo.ca has broken all records. Visited annually by more than 300,000 Internet users looking for a lawyer, the Tinder du droit has made 25,000 validated file references in 2021 and will cross the 35,000 mark in 2022. There is even already talk of 50,000 references … Read more

Job offer | Law Inc.

5 to 7 years of experience Quebec, Saint-Hyacinthe or Sherbrooke Working at TCJ means being surrounded by a multidisciplinary and dynamic team made up of more than 150 lawyers, notaries and HR professionals, and having the means to achieve the highest performance. You will then be able to evolve in an environment where innovation and … Read more

From welfare to lawyer

Me Vivan Nguyen. Photo: Devichy Avocats website Me Vivan Nguyen come a long way. Marked by a difficult childhood, she “worked hard” to obtain her law degree. “One parent in the delirium of mental illness and the other parent in addiction. I’ve often had nights out alone where I’ve been stranded outside my home. I … Read more

Lawyers for Ali Bongo’s ex-right-hand man warn about his health in prison

Lawyers for Franco-Gabonese Brice Laccruche Alihanga, right-hand man of Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba, said on Tuesday that they had written to President Emmanuel Macron to alert him to the “degraded” health of their client, sentenced to five years in prison. in Libreville. Me Anges Kevin Nzigou (Libreville) and Dominique Inchauspé (Paris) “have just seized … Read more

A lawyer forced to appear despite fragile health

Me Stephane Harvey. Source: Blanchard Avocats Inc. website. Me Stephane Harvey failed, Monday evening, with its request for remission. He who must respond to charges, including having collected sums from a client trust account. The request for postponement of the hearings relates to the two motions for a stay of proceedings and of Bene Esse … Read more

A BCF founder leaves for a competitor!

Me Bertrand Giroux. Source: Miller Thomson website Miller Thomson is proud to welcome Me Bertrand Giroux. “We welcome Bertrand Giroux who joins our Montreal office as an associate lawyer. Specializing in insolvency and commercial litigation, he brings over 30 years of experience to our team,” the firm mentioned on LinkedIn. Before joining Miller Thomson, Bertrand … Read more

Written off 18 months! | Law Inc.

Source: Shutterstock Michael Gauthier began his purgatory last July 27 for having contravened the provisions of section 47 of the Regulation respecting accounting and the standards of professional practice of lawyers and section 59.2 of the Professional Code. According to the notice of striking off published by the Barreau du Québec, Michel Gauthier used, or … Read more