André Vautour

Partner / Montréal
Telephone 514 878-5595
Fax 514 871-8977
avautour@lavery.ca

Profile

Partner

André Vautour practices in the fields of corporate and commercial law and is particularly interested in strategic alliances, joint ventures, investment funds and mergers and acquisitions ofprivatecorporations. He also serves as honorary consul of Denmark in Montreal and was Lavery’s chair of the board of Directors from 2012 to 2016.

André Vautour is the honorary consul of Denmark in Montréal. Mr. Vautour practises in the fields of corporate and commercial law and is particularly interested in strategic alliances, joint ventures, investment funds, as well as mergers and acquisitions ofprivatecorporations.

In addition to acting as counsel to many companies, Mr. Vautour practises in the field of technology law (drafting technology development and transfer agreements, licensing agreements, distribution agreements, outsourcing agreements, and e-commerce agreements).

Mr. Vautour has extensive experience with corporations in the finance, printing, pharmaceutical, rail, computer, and energy sectors.

Mr. Vautour has given many lectures on subjects related to his fields of expertise and has written numerous articles on computer and technology law.

Mr. Vautour is listed in the 2017 The Best Lawyers in Canada directory in the areas of corporate law, IT law, and technology law. In addition, he was named Lawyer of the Year in 2011, 2013 and 2016 by Best Lawyers in the area of technology law.

Mr. Vautour is also listed in the 2017 Canadian Legal LEXPERT® Directory in the area of technology transactions.

Publications

  • “Impact of the Possible Extension of the European Passport Regime on Canadian Fund Managers”, co-author with Guillaume Lavoie and associates of Jeantet and published in la Revue internationale des services financiers, November 2016 edition;
  • “Options Available to Canadian Managers under the European AIF Marketing Rules”, co-author with Guillaume Lavoie and associates of Jeantet and published in la Revue internationale des services financiers, November 2016 edition.

Distinctions

Best Lawyer of the year 2016 Best Lawyer 2017
Acritas Stars survey 2017

Education

  • MBA, McGill University, 1990 
  • LL.L. (summa cum laude), University of Ottawa, 1982 
  • Member of the Barreau du Québec since 1983

Professional affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association 
  • Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada) 
  • Association des MBA du Québec (AMBAQ)
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