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  1. Michel Blouin and René Branchaud of Lavery, recognized for their expertise in corporate law

    The June 2014 issue of the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business includes an insert entitled 2014 Lexpert/Report on Business Special Edition – Corporate (ROB Corporate) in which Michel Blouin and René Branchaud, both Business Law partners at Lavery, are recognized as leading practitioners in Canada. More precisely, this publication recognizes the scope of Mr Blouin and Mr. Branchaud’s mining law practice.To read this insert, please click here.

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  2. Michel Blouin and René Branchaud of Lavery recognized as mining law leaders in Lexpert Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining

    Mr. Michel Blouin and Mr. René Branchaud, Business Law partners at Lavery, have been recognized as mining law leaders in Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining, a new Lexpert publication released in November 2013. This prestigious recognition is the result of extensive peer surveys conducted not only in Canada but also worldwide. The expertise of Mr. Blouin and Mr. Branchaud in the area of mining law is therefore recognized internationally. To consult this Lexpert publication (particularly pp. 8 and 10), click here.

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  3. 36 Lavery Lawyers Included in the 2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada

    Lavery is pleased to announce that 36 of the firm’s lawyers have been listed as leading Canadian practitioners in their respective areas of expertise in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2014. "We are delighted that 36 lawyers of our firm are included in the 2014 edition of this prestigious directory. This recognition acknowledges the expertise, quality of work and dedication of these lawyers and the entire Lavery team. I would like to congratulate our 36 colleagues who have been singled out for their contribution to our clients’ success and the development of our service offering", said Don McCarty, Lavery’s Managing Partner. Among the Lavery lawyers listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2014, Raymond Doray, Ad. E., is a first-time honouree. The following lists the names of all Lavery lawyers included in the directory as well as their practice area(s): Armstrong, Marie-Claude Family Law Baribeau, Pierre-L. Labour and Employment Law Biron, Yvan Environmental Law Blouin, Michel Natural Resources Law Branchaud, René Natural Resources Law Cantin, Marie-Claude Insurance Law Charette, Louis Aviation Law; Product Liability Law; Transportation Law Coulombe, Gérard, Q.C., Ad.E. Corporate Law Czolij, Eugene Corporate and Commercial Litigation; Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Denis, Pierre Equipment Finance Law Doray, Raymond, Ad. E. Administrative and Public Law Dubé, Louis-Martin Real Estate Law Dumoulin, Josée Employee Benefits Law Gagnon, Nicolas Construction Law Gélinas, Michel Labour and Employment Law Gravel, Marie-Andrée Mergers & Acquisitions Law Hébert, Jean Insurance Law Jobin-Laberge, Odette, Ad. E. Insurance Law Larocque, Bernard Class Action Litigation; Insurance Law Lavoie, Guy Labour and Employment Law Lemay, Guy Labour and Employment Law; Class Action Litigation Mason, Robert W. Director and Officer Liability; Insurance Law; Personal Injury Litigation; Product Liability Law Nolan, Philip Tax Law Pariseau, Luc Tax Law Paul-Hus, Jacques Mergers & Acquisitions Law Payette, Louis, Ad. E. Banking and Finance Perron, Jacques Transportation Law Pinard, Élisabeth Family Law Rochefort, Marc Securities Law Rochette, Louis Health Care Law Rose, Ian Director and Officer Liability; Insurance Law Saint-Onge, Jean, Ad. E. Class Action Litigation Schachter, Raphaël H., Q.C., Ad. E. Criminal Defense Simard, Jean-Yves Corporate and Commercial Litigation; Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Stotland, Gerald Family Law Vautour, André Information Technology Law; Technology Law For more information, please visit the Best Lawyers’ website at www.bestlawyers.com.

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  4. 17 Lavery partners ranked in the 2013 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

    Lavery is pleased to announce that 17 partners of the firm are ranked among the most recommended lawyers in Canada in their respective practice areas in the 2013 edition of Thomson Carswell’s Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory is the most comprehensive publication to legal talent in the country. It is a reference guide for Canadian and U.S. corporate counsel and law firms in need of specialized legal services. The 2013 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory identifies the best lawyers in 64 practice areas based on the results of a thorough annual peer-review survey completed by more than a thousand respected legal professionals and a wide range of well-informed clients. Lavery lawyers are recommended in a vast array of fields, including banking, asset finance, mining law, directors’ and officers’ liability, mergers and acquisitions, employment law and labour relations, class actions, construction law, medical negligence, family law, and commercial insurance litigation. "In the 2013 edition of this legal directory, 17 Lavery partners were recognized for their first-rate expertise. I congratulate our 17 colleagues for this recognition and for their continued commitment to serving the needs of our clients", said Don McCarty, Lavery’s Managing Partner. The following Lavery partners are listed in the 2013 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory : Marie-Claude Armstrong – Family Law Pierre-L. Baribeau - Employment Law and Labour Relations Michel Blouin - Mining René Branchaud – Mining Gérard Coulombe, Q.C., Ad. E. – Corporate Commercial Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Pierre Denis - Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing Josée Dumoulin* - Pension plans Nicolas Gagnon - Construction Law Jean Hébert - Litigation – Commercial Insurance Odette Jobin-Laberge, Ad. E. - Litigation – Commercial Insurance Jean-François Lepage – Medical Negligence Robert W. Mason - Litigation – Commercial Insurance Louis Payette, Ad. E. – Banking and Financial Institutions Jacques Perron – Transportation (Road & Rail) Ian Rose – Litigation – Directors’ & Officers’ Liability Jean Saint-Onge, Ad. E. - Class Actions; Litigation – Commercial Insurance; Litigation - Product Liability André Vautour - Technology Transactions *New posting For more information, please visit Lexpert’s website at: www.lexpert.ca/directory.

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  5. Three Lavery lawyers recognized as leading corporate lawyers

    Lavery is pleased to announce that three partners of the firm have been named in the 2012 issue of Lexpert’s directory, Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada. Michel Blouin and René Branchaud are among the experts mentioned in mining law whereas Louis Payette is recognized for his expertise in banking. It is worth mentioning that lawyers are chosen based on individual results through Lexpert’s peer review survey.

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  6. Michel Blouin and René Branchaud recognized for their expertise in corporate law

    The June 2012 issue of the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business, published on May 25, includes an insert entitled 2012 Lexpert/Report on Business Special Edition – Corporate (ROB Corporate) in which Michel Blouin and René Branchaud, both Lavery partners, are recognized as leading corporate law practitioners in Canada. To read this insert, please click here.

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  7. Michel Blouin and René Branchaud among the leaders in the Mining Law Sector in Canada

    The 2012 edition of The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada confirms that Michel Blouin and René Branchaud, both Lavery partners, are pre-eminent Mining Law practitioners in Canada. The well-known publication, a survey-based guide to legal talent in 39 practice areas, is a top resource for North-American in-house counsel and law firms seeking for premier Canadian legal expertise.

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