Lawyers in the Metaverse

Aaron Grinhaus. Source: LinkedIn Founded in 2020, Decentraland’s virtual universe is gradually increasing its appeal to the legal world. This is normal, this virtual country now has nearly a million inhabitants registered to walk around and carry out transactions in cryptocurrency. You can take up residence there, open a business… and practice law. This is … 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

What hourly rate does the Department of Justice pay?

Me Matthieu Verner, Me Marie Cossette, Me Valérie Roy, Me Michael Bergman and Me Marie Annick Grégoire . Sources: Noel & Associés, Norton Rose Fulbright, Gingras Pouliot Notaires, LinkedIn and University of Montreal Lawyers who obtain warrants to represent the Department of Justice charge between $200 and $300 an hour. On the other hand, lawyers … Read more

A former Rouge & Or employee at…

Mr. David Pelletier. Source: LinkedIn A star Is Born ; the firm Stein Monast has chosen to keep in its ranks David Pelletier at the end of his professional training period with the Barreau du Québec. This former member of the Rouge & Or football team has twice won the status of Canadian Academic Stars … Read more

One partner is good, but two is better

My Jeremy Wisniewski and Dany Montpetit. Source: ljt.ca The expression ofone stone two blows stick well to the skin of LJT Avocats. The Montreal firm, founded some forty years ago, welcomes two new lawyers among its partners, Jeremy Wisniewski and Dany Montpetit. The two companions have been working at LJT since 2016 and 2017 respectively. … Read more

How to announce your departure to your clients

Source: Shutterstock That’s it, it’s decided: you have succumbed to the advances of another firm. It remains to inform your clients of your departure, whom you would like to keep without failing in your obligations towards your future ex-firm. The manner in which you inform your clients is an important moment in your professional career, … Read more

A lawyer arrives in business

Me Monica-Ann Jarry. Source: LinkedIn The lawyer Monica-Ann Jarry who was sworn in last month, joined the legal team at Mantra Pharma in Montreal. The pharmaceutical company, created in 2006 in Lévis, has marketed some twenty generic drugs in Quebec. “I really like health law and the health sector in general. I wanted to dive … Read more

One last rock tour before the Bar

Me Cynthia Lacombe. Source: Courtesy Photos Me Cynthia Lacombe pleads before courts of first instance and courts of appeal for BMD Avocats. She completed her internship at Waxman Dorval Perron Del Negro in 2010, before joining Schneider & Gaggino (now Schneider & Associés) in 2011, where she practiced for 9 years. A classic course for … Read more

Disbarred for having dipped into the fund

Source: Secretary-inc. Daniel Cash began his purgatory on March 15 for having for more than two years contravened section 50 of the Accounting Regulation and section 94 of the Code of Ethics. According to the disbarment notice published by the Barreau du Québec on April 26, Daniel Caisse “appropriated the total sum of $34,277.50 entrusted … Read more