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Our Firm

With more than 500 employees, including 300 professionals, BCF Business Law is the go-to firm for business leaders, growing companies, and well-established global enterprises that have chosen Quebec and Canada as a stepping stone to growth and success.

Our entrepreneurship not only distinguishes us from the competition but has earned us the recognition of one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies every year since 2007. BCF understands its clients’ business which makes us the ideal partner for ambitious startups, well-established private and public companies,  investment bankers, venture capital and private equity firms. BCF’s pragmatic and forward-thinking solutions turn clients’ dreams into viable and innovative businesses. 

Our relentless pursuit of excellence has earned BCF the trust of companies in all sectors of activity throughout Quebec,  Canada and the world.


Our management team runs the firm as our clients run their business: with heart and passion. We understand growth management issues so thoroughly that BCF has been earning the distinction as being one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies every year since 2007, an award no other Québec firm has ever received.

Executive Committee

We understand what it means to be your business advisors, as we are ourselves businesspersons, working together to build BCF.

Throughout my years as Managing Partner, from 1995 to 2020, I proudly built together with my colleagues, one of Quebec’s largest business law firms. Powered by a team of dedicated professionals and equally inspired by our primary mission to support companies in their growth, we are stronger than ever to pursue our success over the next 25 years.

Mario Charpentier, Founding Partner of BCF

Board of Directors

BCF understands corporate governance. Our firm is overseen by board members with decades of experience.

Our management team

International Affiliations

Although BCF is an independent firm, it draws upon a strong network of affiliations and strategic relationships with law firms in Boston, New York, Palo Alto, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Paris, London, Frankfurt, Washington, Moscow and Asia.

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Knowledge Management

Via BCF’s research and development centre, we combine the best-in-class solutions and processes with the expertise and experience of our professionals to create outstanding legal service delivery.

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Defining the future also means having an impact on developments in corporate legal services. BCF creates innovative solutions that adapt to our clients’ growth, no matter the size of their business.

We are committed to being creative and flexible when setting a fee arrangement tailored to your needs, constraints and priorities. Traditional or alternative fee arrangements can be put in place, such as hourly billing, blended rates, fixed fees, strict budgets, volume discounts or contingency fees. Hybrid fee arrangements can also be considered.

Our Commitments

We are committed to providing value-added services for your business. Our unique approach and keen understanding of business risks shape the way we practice law.

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Awards and Recognition

Our professionals’ expertise is recognized far beyond our walls. Honours are awarded to several members of the BCF team.

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You belong to a generation of leaders who have influenced BCF. Our network of alumni welcomes you to exclusive networking events with former colleagues and friends and keeps you posted on the firm’s latest news.