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  1. Lavery welcomes two lawyers, bolstering its expertise in commercial litigation

    Lavery is delighted to welcome Marc-André Landry and Joël Larouche to its Litigation and Dispute Resolution team, who will bolster the firm's expertise in commercial litigation. Marc-André Landry is joining the team as a partner. Having solid experience in dispute resolution, he assists his clients in particular with negotiation, mediation or arbitration, or before the various courts of law.He acts for a wide range of clients in sectors as diverse as construction, real estate, renewable energy, conventional energy, new technologies, financial services and pharmaceuticals. Mr. Landry is regularly consulted in cases involving fraud or corporate data theft. Using his knowledge of extraordinary remedies (Anton Piller and Norwich orders, seizures, requests for confidentiality, among others) he is able to protect his clients' interests effectively. He also defends business people accused of violating securities laws by the Autorité des marchés financiers."Lavery's vision and the strength of its team persuaded me to join the firm—and I did the right thing. Clients already benefit from and appreciate Lavery's multiservice platform, which meets the needs of SMEs as well as those of the largest institutions," says Marc-André. Joël Larouche joins the team as Senior Associate. He focuses his practice primarily on commercial litigation issues such as insolvency and restructuring. Over the years, he has gained extensive experience with injunctions of all kinds, including Anton Piller, Norwich and Mareva injunctions, as well as those used in breaches of non-solicitation and non-competition clauses and the theft of personal and confidential information, among others. He frequently acts as an independent supervising lawyer in the context of Anton Piller order enforcement. He is sought out by clients to act in various situations, including shareholder and transactional disputes, as well as in regulatory investigations and in the resolution of corporate governance issues. His practice leads him to represent both large private and institutional corporations, in particular in the financial, technology and construction sectors. "I'm delighted to be joining the Lavery family, which has a passionate and meticulous team with a proven track record. The idea of working for a leading independent firm quickly appealed to me, but above all, I was convinced when I saw how people-centered the firm is," says Joël.The combined expertise of these two professionals consolidates Lavery's commercial litigation offer, affirming the firm's position as a leader in Quebec.

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