André Vautour

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

Profile

Partner
André Vautour is Lavery's chair of the board. He is also 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, and mergers and acquisitions of private corporations .

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 talks 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 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 2016 Canadian Legal LEXPERT® Directory in the area of technology transactions.

Distinctions

Best Lawyer of the year 2016 Lexpert 2016
Best Lawyer 2017

Education

  • McGill University, MBA, 1990 
  • University of Ottawa, LL.L. (summa cum laude), 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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