Thirty-four Business Lawyers Join Lavery, de Billy

Lavery, de Billy is pleased to announce that thirty-four lawyers specializing in business law, commercial litigation and bankruptcy and insolvency, together with some forty translators, paralegals and legal and administrative support staff from the Montreal office of Desjardins Ducharme have joined the Lavery, de Billy team as of October 1, 2007.

Eighty Business Lawyers

Lavery, de Billy now has a combined force of 175 lawyers, with 80 lawyers specializing in business law and 95 lawyers specializing in virtually every other area of the law.

“With the addition of these professionals, we will provide our clients with access to 80 business lawyers who have expertise and leading-edge skills in all practice areas required to meet the needs of the business world, including corporate finance, securities, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, real estate, commercial and class action litigation, and bankruptcy and insolvency” said Mr. Richard Dolan, Managing Partner of the firm.

“Our clients can also count on the know-how and resourcefulness of another 95 lawyers specializing in other areas of the law including labour and employment, civil and professional liability, insurance, environmental, information and privacy, construction, transportation, intellectual property, criminal and family law” added Mr. Michel Yergeau, the firm’s Chairman.

“This combination of forces will be beneficial to all our clients since it will allow us to continue to serve them well while providing them with access to a broader range of services and increased depth of expertise” noted Mr. Gérard Coulombe

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