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  1. Lavery announces return of Carole Gélinas as partner

    Lavery is pleased to announce the return of Carole Gélinas as a partner. Carole, who practiced law at Lavery from 2012 to 2019 on the real estate team, is returning to her roots. She has more than 30 years of experience in this field and is known for assisting corporations with mandates relating to the leasing, acquisition, sale and financing of real estate assets. She also has extensive experience in mining law. “I am delighted to be back with the Lavery family. The firm’s strength lies in its ability to offer a complete range of services, to manage major cases and to maintain a proximity to the business reality of its clients. I am pleased to once again be able to put my expertise in real estate and mining law,” says Carole Gélinas.

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  2. Lavery welcomes Marie-Lou Beaumont, a new lawyer in the Business Law group

    Lavery is pleased to announce that a new lawyer, Marie-Lou Beaumont, has joined the Business Law group. Marie-Lou was admitted to the bar in 2013 and has focused her practice on real estate law in the Quebec City region. One of the fields that Ms. Beaumont has been particularly active in is energy. She has worked on a number of wind projects, by examining property titles, drafting documents, and determining the legislative characterization of the work done when wind parks are created. She has also represented clients in a number of major cases involving the interpretation of affiliation agreements, corporate finance, and the sale of woodlots. Anik Trudel, Lavery’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “The strength of Marie-Lou’s profile and the qualities she has demonstrated are in part the result of her seven years working as a paralegal, from which she gained unique expertise in real estate law. Having Marie-Lou join us will consolidate the real estate services we offer.”

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  3. Richard Burgos publishes an article on Canadian real estate law

    Richard Burgos, a partner of our Business Law Group, penned a doing business in Canada guide in real estate law in Practical Law, published by Thomson Reuters. The document is part of a global guide as to real estate law and provides a high-level overview of the real estate market in Canada, with a focus on investment, financing structures and the sale and lease of real estate. Click here to read the full document.

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  4. Louis-Martin Dubé, speaker at the Advanced Forum on Commercial Leasing

    On May 3, Louis-Martin Dubé, a partner in the Business Law Group, spoke at the Advanced Forum on the legal, financial and business aspects of commercial leasing, which will be held at the Hotel Omni Mont-Royal, in Montreal. The lecture, entitled: "The relevance of recent decisions on commercial leases," sought to review the landmark decisions on commercial leases to help stakeholders in this field identify trends and issues that may have an impact on their activities or on the advice they offer to their clients.

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  5. Richard Burgos and Louis-Martin Dubé present the 2016 Annual Review of jurisprudence in real estate law

    Richard Burgos and Louis-Martin Dubé, partners with the Business Law group, presented the 2016 Annual Review of jurisprudence in real estate law held on February 22, 2017. Over 100 people attended this luncheon seminar organized by the Canadian Bar Association, Quebec Branch, where they listened to the two partners discuss key elements of jurisprudence in real estate law from 2016.

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