Lavery is pleased to announce that on November 26, 2015, Mr. Guillaume Lavoie, a business law partner at the firm, won the 2015 YBM Lawyer of the year in the Corporate Law category, at the “Leaders of tomorrow” YBM Gala held at the Rialto Theater. Given out by a committee of selected legal figures and members of the YBM Governing Council, this award highlights the quality and excellence a member of the Young Bar of Montréal has shown through his achievements. The award winner must have distinguished himself on a professional and personal level, as well as through his involvement in the community and his views on the profession and his career.
Guillaume Lavoie’s practice focuses on private equity and venture capital. He has developed considerable expertise in setting up investment funds and specializes in structuring complex international funds. He regularly acts as lead legal counsel to fund managers in their fundraising efforts and their investments in Canada, the United States, Europe, and elsewhere in the World.
"We are very honoured that Guillaume Lavoie is the winner of this prize, a recognition of his contribution to our legal profession, as well as the excellence and discipline shown through his work. This award, which is also a tribute to the quality and depth of his commitment to the profession and community, brings honour to the entire firm", said Don McCarty, Lavery’s Managing Partner.