Financing and Securitization

Our public and private financing teams are well equipped to guide you in all legal aspects of a financing with ties to Quebec, including as regards granting and registering security interests over real or personal property. In addition, several of our lawyers have developed a particular expertise in structuring and reviewing complex securitization transactions and adapting them to Quebec law.

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Real Estate

Our lawyers offer advice and support for any transaction involving the sale, purchase or lease of commercial or industrial real estate, mortgage financing, and the negotiation and drafting of various ownership agreements.

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Environmental, Energy and Natural Resources

Lavery has considerable depth of experience in the related areas of environmental, energy, and resources law. Our lawyers help clients identify and obtain required environmental approvals. We provide advice in the context of regulatory inspections and investigations. We represent our clients in negotiations with the various agencies and levels of government responsible for the administration and enforcement of applicable laws. In addition, our expertise and professional networks allow us to provide valuable strategic advice during project planning.

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Information and Privacy

Lavery was one of the first law firms in Quebec to understand the privacy implications of the Internet age. Whether clients are concerned with crossboundary data flows, Internet use or commercialization and the human genome, our lawyers offer a range of highly-specialized services tailored to meet the unique requirements of each question as it arises.

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Labour and Employment

The skills and credibility of our labour and employment lawyers are widely acknowledged. Our services include strategic counseling, negotiating collective agreements, grievance and dispute arbitration, litigation of penal complaints, mediation of all types, dismissal and termination of employment, extraordinary remedies, judicial review, injunctions, human rights and freedoms, pay equity and employment equity programs, representation in all matters pertaining to union certification, work attendance management, occupational health and safety and advice to managers.

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Commercial Litigation

Lavery’s stellar litigation team is ready to serve all of your clients' litigation needs in a timely fashion. We staff matters with a view to ensuring that your case will be handled by the right person or people, making appropriate use of the best available resources.

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Linguistic Services

Lavery has one of the largest teams of legal and financial translators and editors in Quebec, with experience in all areas of legal and financial translation. Several of our professionals are members of the Ordre des traducteurs, terminologues et interprètes agréés du Quebec and the Canadian Association of Legal Translators.

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