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Nicolas St-Sauveur practices in the Business, Commercial and Corporate Law group. A member of the Business Transfers and Environment strategic teams, he is regularly involved in business purchase or sale transactions in which he uses his knowledge of environmental law. He also specializes in drafting in shareholder or partner agreements and different types of commercial contracts (distribution, services, sales, etc.).

In order to assist a number of growing technological companies, he provides expertise by negotiating and setting up various intellectual property commercial contracts such as distribution contracts and software license agreements.

In addition to completing his bachelor's degree in law and being named to the Honour Roll of his faculty of law, Mr. St-Sauveur completed a bachelor’s degree in microbiology. The combination gives him an edge in cases involving scientific content, in the environmental field in particular, an expertise greatly appreciated by the professionals involved in environmental characterization studies.

Mr. St-Sauveur is also a member of BCF’s Internet strategic team, which offers our clients strategic advice regarding their online presence. To understand and comply with the various laws that govern this ever-changing field requires the expertise of a multidisciplinary team like that of BCF.

Representative work

  • The negotiation and setting up of distribution contracts and software license agreements for a company specializing in the field of industrial automation.

  • A member of the team who represented the selling shareholders in the context of the sale of a controlling interest in CorActive High-Tech Inc. to Han’s Laser Technology Industry Group Co. Ltd.

  • Member of the team that represented the Colpron-Fiset family in connection with the sale of a majority stake of Première Moisson to Metro inc.

  • Participation in the Logibec inc. purchase of ReaEvolution inc., a technology solution provider to health organisations.

  • Participation in due diligence with acquisitions of companies operating commercial and industrial activities listed in Annex III of the Regulation on the protection and rehabilitation of land where the activities were carried out on contaminated land.

  • Participation in the acquisition of subsidiaries by executives (CVTech-IBC inc., CVTech-AAB inc. And CVTech R & D inc.) of a public company in the field of machining of engines and transmissions for recreational vehicles and automobiles.

  • Participation in the acquisition and financing of several companies and industrial cleaning services of septic tanks with a large fleet of heavy trucks and the acquisition of a landfill construction debris and demolition (Due diligence and drafting of various contracts relating to the purchase of shares or assets of companies).

  • Member of the team representing Bertrand Management and Brothers inc. when selling the company Colabor Entities - This transaction won the 2008-Mid-Market Award from Canadian Dealmakers.

  • Participation in the purchase of an industrial cleaning service and septic tank emptying company and the purchase of a landfill with construction and demolition debris.

  • Member of the team representing Gestion Bertrand et Frères inc. during the sale of the company to Colabor Entities – This transaction won the 2008-Mid-Market Award awarded by Canadian Dealmakers.


  • Actively involved in organizing recruitment activities for future BCF articling students;

  • A member of the board of directors of Entrepreneuriat Laval

  • Expert in residence and instructor at LE CAMP incubator for technology companies in Québec City;

  • A member of juries in university courses and contests involving the preparation of business plans for business start-ups.


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Frédérique Jourdain

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Quebec City

Complexe Jules-Dallaire, T1
2828 Laurier Blvd, 12th Floor
Quebec City, Quebec   G1V 0B9
tel. : 418 266-4500
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