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 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

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

when the search for the first job turns into a puzzle

INVESTIGATION – Many of them dream of a first collaboration in a large Parisian firm. But the reality of the job market makes many disappointed. Lawyer, really a royal road? For the thousands of young people who come out of the eleven French training schools each year – nearly 3,700 graduates in 2020 – and … 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

Guy Georges’ ex-lawyer facing the judges

Expelled from the bar on a charge of rape, Alex Ursulet had appealed. The hearing was held on Thursday. Radiated from the Paris bar on December 31, 2019, lawyer Alex Ursulet, 64, who had notably defended serial killer Guy Georges, appealed this decision to the Disciplinary Council of the Order. A young woman, an intern … Read more

Two lawyers assaulted and beaten in their office in the heart of Paris

An off-duty policeman and around thirty passers-by allowed the arrest of the two attackers on Monday, July 5. “Help, help us! Help us !“. It is around 4:30 p.m., Monday July 5, when an off-duty policeman hears calls for help behind his back. The official, who was having a drink on the terrace with a … 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