Four new partners named at Lavery

Montreal, April 7, 2009 – Lavery is pleased to announce that four associates practising in the Montreal office have been admitted into the firm’s partnership, namely Philippe Asselin, Jean-Sébastien Desroches, Josiane L’Heureux and Martin Pichette.

Philippe Asselin joined Lavery in 2003 and practises with the Business Law Group, more particularly in tax law. He was called to the Quebec Bar in 2000, has a D.E.S.S. in taxation from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales and practised with a major accounting firm before joining Lavery.

Jean-Sébastien Desroches practises with the Business Law Group, primarily in the areas of mergers, acquisitions and corporate reorganizations. He joined Lavery in October 2007. He was called to the Quebec Bar in 2000 and holds a master's degree in business law from the Université Laval.

Josiane L’Heureux joined Lavery in 2003 and practises with the Labour and Employment Law Group. She was called to the Quebec Bar in 1998. Prior to joining the firm, she represented various labour unions and practised with the labour relations group of a major Quebec business.

Martin Pichette joined Lavery in 2005 and practises with the Litigation Group, more particularly in construction, damage insurance, professional liability and commercial litigation. He was called to the Quebec Bar in 2000 and holds bachelor's and master's degrees in business administration from the University of Ottawa.

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