Press Release Aug 21, 2019
Best Lawyers in Canada: 22 BCF Lawyers Recognized
Montreal (Canada), August 21, 2019 - BCF stands out in the 2020 edition of the prestigious directory Best Lawyers in Canada, with 22 lawyers recognized in 16 practice areas, many of them in several categories.
The rankings BCF has received have almost doubled in the past year, thanks, in part, to the talent and expertise of its professionals, as well as the firm’s significant growth in recent years.
Mario Welsh, Managing Partner of the Quebec City office, also received the Lawyer of the Year award in Construction Law.
Here are the recognized lawyers of BCF’s Québec City office and their field of practice:
- Pierre Delisle, Administrative and Public Law (since 2013)
- André Lepage, Labour and Employment Law and Sports Law (since 2016)
- Mario Welsh, Construction Law (since 2008)
Here are the recognized lawyers of BCF’s Montreal office and their field of practice:
- Michel Brisebois, Labour and Employment Law (new ranking)
- Guy Tremblay Ad. E., Labour and Employment Law (since 2006)
- Nicola Di Iorio, Labour and Employment Law (since 2014)
- Julie Lessard, Immigration Law (since 2014)
- Elsa Agostinho, Immigration Law (since 2018)
- Pierre T. Allard, Tax Law and Trusts and Estates (since 2017)
- Natasha Girouard, Trusts and Estates (new ranking)
- André Ryan, Corporate and Commercial Litigation (new ranking)
- Stéphan Charles-Grenon, Corporate and Commercial Litigation (new ranking)
- Shaun E. Finn, Class Action Litigation (new ranking)
- Jean-François Dagenais, Construction Law (since 2016)
- Simon Pelletier, Construction Law (new ranking)
- Mario Charpentier, Mergers & Acquisitions Law (new ranking)
- Nathalie Gagnon, Venture Capital Law (since 2019)
- Bertrand Giroux, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law (new ranking)
- Martin Sills, Equipment Finance Law (since 2009)
- Mireille Fontaine, Biotechnology Law and Technology Law (since 2013)
- Marc-André Godard, Tax Law (new ranking)
- Laurent Roy, Real Estate Law (since 2016)
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.
About BCF Business Law
With close to 500 employees, including 300 professionals, BCF Business Law is the go-to firm for business leaders, growing companies, and well-established global enterprises who have chosen Québec and Canada as a stepping stone for their growth and success. Setting us apart from the competition, our entrepreneurship has led us to earn Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the 14th year in a row.
BCF understands its clients’ commercial activities and is well-positioned to partner with organisations, from ambitious start-ups to well-established public and private companies, investment bankers, venture capital and private equity firms. Our team helps turn clients’ dreams into viable and innovative businesses by providing pragmatic and forward-thinking solutions. Striving for excellence, BCF has earned the trust of companies in all sectors of activity in Quebec, throughout Canada and elsewhere in the world.