Our Firm

A recognized firm and award-winning professionals

BCF Business Law is recognized in the business community as the reference in business law for Quebec businesses. Our deep roots in the province's entrepreneurial ecosystem, as well as with the leaders of the largest companies, allow our clients to confidently plan their growth strategies locally, nationally and internationally. Our unique position in the market is also an important advantage for our Canadian, American and international clients who want to settle in Quebec.

BCF also has many of the most recognized professionals in their fields of practice in Canada. Here is a list of awards and honors that have been awarded to the firm and its professionals.

Lawyer Emeritus by the Barreau du Québec

Many BCF lawyers have been awarded the prestigious distinction of Lawyer Emeritus by the Barreau du Québec

This honour is intended to recognize their outstanding contribution to the profession and their exceptional careers. All together, the recipients have enhanced the image of, or helped develop, the profession.

Here is the list:

Best Lawyers®

Eleven of BCF's members are chosen in the annual selection of Best Lawyers in Canada for the excellence of their practice and of the services they provide to their clients.

Here is the list of BCF's recognized members:

Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 listed the following members of BCF's Québec City team as among the top lawyers their recognized areas of specialization:

About Best Lawyers®

Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected attorney ranking service in the world. For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the attorneys best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers lists are published in leading local, regional and national publications across the globe

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2017

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory comprises the results of an extensive peer survey. This comprehensive guide to legal talent in Canada identifies both leading lawyers and law firms from across the country.

Here is the list of BCF's recognized lawyers:

BCF is also a Lexpert-Ranked Firm in the following practice areas:

Chambers and Partners 2018

Chambers Canada covers lawyers and law firms practicing in all provinces and territories in Canada.The guide recommends lawyers and law firms in over 40 specialist practice areas across Canada.

Here are BCF's listed members in the last edition of Chambers and Partners

BCF is also recognized as Higly Regarded (Band 1)in the Province of Québec in the Corporate/Commercial practice area.

What the team is known for

Entrepreneurial firm with a widely felt presence in Québec. Best known for its involvement in mid-market M&A and private equity deals, the team also advises on venture capital financings, company incorporation and bankruptcy and insolvency. It handles transactions across a wide range of industries including technology, construction and mining. The firm has offices in Montréal, Québec City and Sept-Îles.

Who’s Who Legal

Since 1996 Who's Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners in business law based upon comprehensive, independent research. Three BCF's lawyers are ranked in this repertory:

Other recognitions

  • Gino Martel - LMG Life Sciences Star (2013)

  • André Ryan - Fellow – American College of Trial Lawyers (2017)

  • Ilya Kalnish - Client Choice Awards 2017 - Globe Business Media Group


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