The new Master of Norton Rose Fulbright Montreal

Me Luc Morin. Source: Norton Rose Fulbright website Five years after having moved there, Me Luc Morin becomes the managing partner of Norton Rose Fulbright Montreal. Chosen by the firm’s partners for a three-year term, renewable once, Luc Morin succeeds Solomon Sananes, who recruited him himself in 2017. Being chosen is good, but you still … Read more

A famous Parisian lawyer sentenced for tax evasion and banned from practicing

Philippe Dehapiot, who notably defended Thierry Herzog, Bernard Tapie and Yvan Colonna, was also sentenced to a fine of 200,000 euros. A renowned lawyer from the Paris bar, Philippe Dehapiot, was sentenced in early April to three years in prison, including ten months suspended for tax evasion, with a ban on practicing for three years, … Read more

Mobility in the profession: beware of liars!

Source: Shutterstock Droit-Inc recently wrote that lateral transfers—where lawyers change firms—more than doubled last year in the United States. A trend that we also observe close to home, while most firms refer to labor shortages. The problem is that the usual candidate screening processes don’t always find the skeletons that might be in a lawyer’s … Read more

Death of a talented tax lawyer

Me Michael Citrome is no longer… Source: LinkedIn Me Michel Cirome died suddenly at the age of 41. This tax lawyer had joined De Grandpré Chait as a partner last January. At the age of 17, Michael Citrome began his professional life as a journalist for the Montreal Gazette. He mainly produced articles relating to … Read more

Cédric Jubillar’s lawyers give Le Figaro the details of “an announced judicial disaster”

EXCLUSIVE MAINTENANCE – While new revelations about the duvet of the Jubillar couple come to weaken the accusation, Maîtres Alary, Franck and Martin castigate an investigation which points Cédric Jubillar as the number one suspect. LE FIGARO. – Cédric Jubillar has been in detention for eight months now. What state is it in now? Me … 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

lawyer Juan Branco under investigation for rape

In a long story posted on Facebook, the lawyer defends himself and recounts a respectful and consensual relationship. Lawyer and political activist Juan Branco is under investigation for rape, learned this Friday, April 30 Le Figaro from a source close to the investigation, confirming information from the Parisian . A 20-year-old woman filed a handrail … Read more

Tried for voyeurism, a Parisian lawyer sentenced to a one-year suspended prison sentence

Found guilty of having filmed under the skirts of three young women, Patrick T. appealed against this decision. “One Friday night, I was handing in research to my boss Patrick T. During my presentation, my eye was caught by some light. I looked and saw this phone, under my skirt.” On January 8, three young … Read more

ALTER EGO: a mutual assistance service between lawyers

Source: Bar of Montreal website The Bar of Montreal has set up an ALTER EGO bulletin board for all its members. This service offers the possibility for lawyers to help each other for the realization of specific mandates. If you need occasional help for a mandate? You can fill out this form and post your … Read more

Mergers and acquisitions: Canadian lawyers stand out

According to first quarter 2022 transaction data compiled by Refinitiv, Canadian lawyers are reporting a 41% drop in the number of announced and completed transactions. Thus, from January 1 to March 31, 2022, only 537 global M&A transactions were announced for Canadian firms. This is down from 910 for the corresponding period of 2021. As … Read more