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Press Release Feb 10, 2020

BCF Appoints Jocelyn Poirier As Chief Operating Officer

Montreal, February 10, 2020 - BCF is proud to announce the appointment of Jocelyn Poirier as Chief Operating Officer ("COO"). 

In this role, he will be responsible for all of the firm's operations, including the operational aspects of our legal services. He will also ensure the implementation and deployment of the firm's strategic plan. Jocelyn will be a member of the Executive Committee, an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors and a member of all the firm's standing committees.

"A lawyer by training, I have held a similar position with another major law firm. I have also had the opportunity to work in strategic management positions in various sectors. I am pleased to be returning to the legal services industry and excited to be part of BCF’s growth and evolution. The legal sector is undergoing major transformations and I am thrilled to put my expertise and experience at work for a leading firm." said Jocelyn Poirier, Chief Operating Officer at BCF.

With more than 20 years of experience in strategic management, Jocelyn has held various management positions in large corporations throughout his career. His in-depth knowledge of the market and his clear vision of organizational issues will  contribute significantly the continued success of BCF.

"Jocelyn has extensive expertise and strong operational, legal and strategic skills. The year 2020 marks the 25th anniversary of our firm. He will play a key role in the consolidation of our gains and in the continuation of our growth. Jocelyn is recognized for his unifying leadership, intellectual rigour and strategic vision. I am confident that he will be a key driver in the achievement of our ambitious business objectives," said Pierre Allard, Managing Partner at BCF.

About BCF Business Law

With close to 500 employees and 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 13th 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.

Media contact

For additional information on the news release or to request an interview, please contact:
Sarah Mitchell, Chief Marketing, Communications and Market Strategy Officer
T. +1 514 397-6928 | C. +1 514 969-4032 | sarah.mitchell@bcf.ca