The law firm of Lavery, de Billy is pleased to announce that four new lawyers, Nicolas Dufresne, Catherine Rioux, Valérie Martin and Louis-Philippe La Rocque, have joined its Business Law Group.
Nicolas Dufresne, specializing in commercial law, was called to the Quebec Bar in 2000. He has a Bachelor of Law Degree (LL.B.) from the Université du Québec à Montréal and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Concordia University. In addition to corporate financing and the taking of security, which form the cornerstone of his practice, he has related experience in corporate restructuring, intellectual property and real estate.
Catherine Rioux has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 2005 and earned her Bachelor of Law Degree (LL.B.) from the Université de Montréal. Most of her practice centers on mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts and corporate reorganizations.
Valérie Martin has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 2004 and earned her Bachelor of Law Degree (LL.B.) from the Université de Montréal. She joins the Financing Group. She also brings experience in commercial leases, mortgage documentation and commercial contracts of every kind.
Louis-Philippe La Rocque was called to the Quebec Bar in 2008 and has a Bachelor of Law Degree (LL.B.) from the Université de Montréal and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University. A member of the Business Law Group, developing his practice primarily in the areas of commercial transactions and mergers and acquisitions.