Pierre Denis



Pierre Denis is a partner and a member of Lavery’s Financial services group.  He has handled numerous national and cross-border financing transactions including project financing and the acquisition, financing, or leasing of aircraft for both lenders and borrowers. 

Mr. Denis is consistently listed in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, including in 2017, in the fields of Financial Leasing and Asset Equipment Leasing. He is also listed in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading practitioner in the field of Equipment Finance Law.

Mr. Denis specializes in the following:

  • Asset financing
  • Commercial loans, secured or unsecured
  • Aircraft financing
  • Negotiation and drafting of documents required for equipment financing transactions (aircraft, heavy equipment, rolling stock, etc.)
  • Drafting of commercial and consumer forms for rentals, instalment sales, lease financing, and sale and leaseback arrangements as well as the development of related policies, procedures, and practices
  • Development of retail and floor plan financing techniques regarding the security interests of manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors of goods sold or services rendered on credit
  • The non-litigious aspects of commercial law relating to insolvency, bankruptcy, the restructuring of businesses, and the realization of real and personal property security under security agreements


  • The Best Lawyers in Canada in the field of Equipment Finance Law, since 2012
  • The Canadian Legal LEXPERT® Director in the area of asset and equipment finance and leasing, since 2009
Best Lawyers 2020


  • Member of the Barreau du Quebec since 1983
  • LL.B., Université de Sherbrooke, 1982
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