Called to the Barreau du Québec 2010;
LL.B., Université Laval (2009);
Baccalauréat en relations industrielles, Université Laval (2007).
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Frédéric Dorion's practice focuses primarily on business law, specifically bank financing and commercial transactions. He advises businesses on the development and drafting of various commercial agreements and assists them in negotiating and finalizing commercial transactions.
Frédéric's services are regularly sought regarding transactions or financing arrangements in an insolvency context and he also advises banking institutions in business recovery matters. He has also developed particular expertise in labour and employment law as a member of our group of lawyers that represents National Hockey League teams in the context of salary and grievance arbitrations.
In addition to his law degree, Frédéric has a degree in industrial relations, which allows him to quickly identify and comprehend the challenges facing his clients in their daily operations. He was also given an invaluable opportunity when he was seconded for several months to the legal department of a major shipping company in Québec.
- Member of the Jeune Chambre de commerce de Québec (2011)
Represented a secured creditor in the sale of substantially all the assets of a Quebec tomato grower in the context of an insolvency (2015);
Represented the majority shareholders who sold all of their shares in a corporation operating a lumber mill to foreign investors (2015);
Represented the client in the context of the development of a major hotel complex in Quebec City and the acquisition of Quebec City’s Ice Hotel (2015-2016);
Represented the secured creditor in connection with infrastructure investments at Quebec City’s municipal stadium (2016);
Advised banking institutions in a file involving the implementation of security structures of various degrees of complexity;
Advised banking institutions on various restructuring and insolvency files;
Advised various start-up entrepreneurs.
- Governor and member of the board of directors of the Fondation Le Piolet