This section keeps you up-to-date on the latest news and upcoming public appearances of Lavery professionals.
Lavery welcomed a delegation of Chinese public prosecutors from the province of Jiangxi at its Montréal office on November 2 in order to exchange information on the Chinese and Canadian legal systems, in particular the criminal justice systems. René Branchaud, Philippe Frère, Raphaël H. Schachter, Shan Jiang, Felicia Yifan Jin and Yaoqi Wang participated in the meeting.
Maude Lafortune-Bélair, a lawyer of the Litigation and Conflict Resolution group, spoke during the 3rd edition of the conference on insurance law organized by Éditions Yvon Blais, held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Montréal on October 18. Entitled L’exclusion pour actes criminels, her presentation addressed the specific elements to include when drafting and enforcing an exclusion clause for criminal acts. Me Lafortune-Bélair also discussed parallels that could be drawn between similar exclusions, such as those regarding intentional fault.