Hair-raising lawyers | Law Inc.

Sophie Melchers. Source: Norton Rose Fulbright website Three Quebec lawyers were honored at the awards ceremony 2022 Canadian Benchmark Litigation Awardsheld on May 5 at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. Me Sophie Melchers, a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, received the award for litigator of the year in Quebec. Me Marie-Helene Jette, a partner … Read more

Lawyers’ favorite Montreal restaurant turns 35

Leonardo Iacono and his daughter Josie When lawyers, judges and magistrates who frequent the Montreal courthouse are asked which restaurant they prefer to frequent, their answer is almost invariably “Le Muscadin”. And this, for 35 years! Such unwavering loyalty to an establishment in Old Montreal, which is full of restaurants, seems surprising at first glance. … Read more

A new partner and several lawyers for Dunton Rainville

The litigant Me Alex Lévesque thus accedes to the association of the firm with a hundred lawyers. A 2013 law graduate from UQAM, Me Lévesque practices in construction, municipal and commercial law, as well as in civil and commercial litigation. He represents entrepreneurs and municipalities. Among the skills that allow him to improve his practice, … Read more

“The investigation is not at a standstill”, says the lawyer for the civil parties

While Delphine Jubillar’s uncle and aunt were heard by the courts for the first time last Friday, the criminal lawyer explains that new research has been launched. Is the guilt (or innocence) of Cédric Jubillar about to become clearer? In any case, this is what civil party lawyer Me Mourad Battikh, who advises Delphine Jubillar’s … Read more

A lawyer for Bernard Tapie has a valuable watch stolen in Marseille

The victim was taken to task by two men, when she returned Thursday evening to her hotel near the Old Port. A lawyer for Bernard Tapie was attacked on the evening of Thursday, October 7 in Marseille, just hours before the funeral of the ex-businessman in the Marseille city, by two people who stole a … Read more

The lawyer of a driver who killed a college student appeals while his client is on the run

Sentenced to 7 years in prison, Fatah Merdji had fled during his trial, and has still not been found. He evades justice, but does not forget the procedures. A 19-year-old man, Fatah Merdji, has appealed against his conviction for killing a schoolboy in a car in 2019 in Reims, even though he is currently on … Read more

A litigation boutique elected law firm of the year!

Me Louis Sévéno. Source: Woods Montreal-based litigation boutique Woods was awarded Best Firm of the Year in Quebec at the awards Benchmark Litigation Awards 2022 of Canada, held in front of 160 guests on May 5 at the Fairmont Royal York, in the Queen City. “It’s the prize we coveted the most,” says Me Louis … Read more

From Stikeman to Norton Rose Fulbright

Me Laurence Cromp-Lapierre. Source: nortonrosefulbright.com Laurence Cromp Lapierre begins a new chapter. La Barreau 2015 turns the page on 11 years of practice at Stikeman Elliott. She rose through the ranks, going from student to trainee status before acquiring the title of lawyer. Over the years, she has represented public issuers, financial institutions, investment funds … Read more

Jonathann’s lawyer and Alexia’s family each publish a book on the drama

One is a tribute to the victim while the other is a reflection on the personality of the killer and “the difficulty of defending a man like Jonathann in a gendered society”. Alexia, our daughter and I wanted her to shut up. Two books, two approaches. One is Alexia Daval’s parents, Isabelle and Jean-Pierre Fouillot, … Read more

Camille Vasquez, the lawyer and formidable media strategist of Johnny Depp

Camille Vasquez during the first days of the trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. (Fairfax, April 12, 2022.) BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / AFP Since April 11, Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have been facing each other in Fairfax court. In this battle, the actor can count on Camille Vasquez, an essential member of his defense … Read more