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Patrice Picard has been practicing at BCF since 2000. He is the partner in charge of the Real Estate Law group and co-leader of the Real Estate strategic team Mr. Picard is a recognized leader in Real Estate Law. He is regularly involved in large transactions regarding transfer, land assembly, development, management, construction, financing and leasing of commercial, industrial, residential and mixed-use real estate assets.

Mr. Picard has also developed cutting-edge expertise in setting up telecommunications networks. In this respect, he regularly advises one of the main players in Canadian telecommunications.

He also regularly represents a chain in the food-distribution sector, an important public company and various institutions and real estate developers.

Professional affiliations

  • Member of the executive committee for the Real Property Law section of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA)
  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA)
  • Institut de développement urbain du Québec


  • "La vérification diligente en droit immobilier: les meilleures pratiques", Real Estate Law – Second Seminar of Éditions Yvon Blais, Montréal and Québec City, November 2012.
  • Speaker – as part of the BCF training program recognized by the Barreau du Québec and specially designed for in-house counsel – on the legal aspects of real estate project implementation, March 2009, March 2010 and May 2011.
  • « Aspects pratiques d’un projet d’implantation immobilière », Project Management Institute (PMI), Montréal, janvier 2009.


Mr. Picard is a member of Institut de développement immobilier du Québec, an institute dedicated to the radiance of the commercial real estate industry in the Province of Québec.

He is also involved on a pro bono basis, in a real estate development in Montréal for a non-profit organization of the theatre arts sector.


  • "La vérification diligente en droit immobilier : les meilleures pratiques", La Collection Blais, volume 15 - 2012, Real Estate Law – Second Seminar, Les Éditions Yvon Blais, pp. 115-144.


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