A Quebec law firm humanizes the legal profession

My Veronica Vallelonga and Xavier Cormier During his 20 years of practice in criminal law, including several as a criminal and penal prosecuting attorney, Mr. Xavier Cormier has always been uncomfortable with a certain etiquette which required that in addition to a demanding professional daily life, he had to constantly sacrifice his freedom and encroach … Read more

Fasken joins Novalex | Law Inc.

Me Alexia Magneron. Source: Fasken Me Alexia Magron has just joined Fasken as an associate in the business law section of the Montreal office. It is responsible for drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts in order to protect intellectual property. She also ensures the implementation and standardization of procedures related to the protection of personal … Read more

Woods welcomes an emeritus lawyer

Ms Cara Cameron. Source: LinkedIn Me Cara Cameron is pleased to announce that she is joining Woods, Montreal, as a partner. “It was the perfect time for a change. It’s a winning combination for everyone. Me, I take advantage of this great opportunity and Woods takes advantage of my experience, “said the lawyer, reached by … Read more

The “JBM Lawyers of the Year 2022” are…

My Sydney Warshaw and Marianne Brouillet. Sources: LinkedIn and Novalex website They are eight lawyers who have distinguished themselves in their respective fields of law “by the excellence of their case, their social involvement, their personal and professional achievements as well as their vision and their perspectives”. The Young Bar of Montreal (YBM) unveils them … Read more

And five for this cabinet!

Andrea Provencher. Source: Cain Lamarre website Cain Lamarre has four lawyers and a notary in its team. Andrea Provencher practices professional and insurance law, as well as civil litigation within the litigation and liability and insurance groups in the Montreal office. Originally from Sherbrooke and coming from a background of entrepreneurs, this Bar 2022 has … Read more

Me Harvey v. Disciplinary Council in Superior Court!

Me Stephane Harvey. Source: Blanchard Avocats Inc. website. Me Stephane Harvey has just seized the Superior Court to ensure that the threat of radiation which hovers under his head is debated with real points of law and that the jurists who judge him have jurisdiction. “The judge mentioned that the sanction of the council could … Read more

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