News of the Firm Aug 24, 2023

58 BCF Professionals Stand Out with 102 Nominations in the 2024 Editions of Best Lawyers in Canada and Ones to Watch

With a significant number of professionals ranked for the excellence of their practice, BCF stands out once again this year as a leader in 30 different practice areas.

Besides being recognized in Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Corporate Governance, Labour and Employment Law and Administrative and Public Law, our consulting partner Michel Décary, Ad. E. is named "Lawyer of the Year 2024" in the Corporate Governance category.

Here are the 15 Lawyers in BCF’s Québec City Office Named in Best Lawyers in Canada and their Field(s) of Practice:

Here are the 33 Professionals in BCF’s Montréal Office Named in Best Lawyers in Canada and Their Field(s) of Practice

  • Elsa Agostinho, Immigration Law (since 2018);
  • Pierre T. Allard, Tax Law (since 2017), Trusts and Estates (since2020) and Corporate Law (since 2022);
  • Dominique Babin, Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice (since 2021), Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law (since 2022) and International Trade and Finance Law (since 2023);
  • Anne-Frédérique Bourret, Environmental Law (since 2018) and Administrative and Public Law (since 2022);
  • Michel Brisebois, Labour and Employment Law (since 2020);
  • Janie Chaloux, Real Estate Law (new ranking);
  • P. Mario Charpentier, Mergers and Acquisitions Law (since 2020), Corporate Law and Venture Capital Law (since 2022);
  • Jean-François Dagenais, Construction Law (since 2016);
  • Michel Décary Ad. E., Corporate and Commercial Litigation (since 2006), Corporate Governance Practice (since 2008), Labour and Employment Law (since 2021) and Administrative and Public Law (since 2022);
  • Julie Doré, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Project Finance Law (new rankings);
  • Richard Epstein, Corporate Law (since 2021);
  • Nathalie Gagnon, Venture Capital Law (since 2019), Mergers and Acquisitions Law (since 2021) and Corporate Law (since 2022);
  • Julie Gaudreault-Martel, Tax Law (new ranking);
  • Marc-André Godard, Tax Law (since 2020) and Mergers and Acquisitions Law (new ranking);
  • Pascal Lauzon, Entertainment Law (since 2022);
  • Jean-Philippe Leduc, Corporate Law (new ranking);
  • Julien Lefebvre, Mergers and Acquisitions Law (new ranking);
  • Julie Lessard, Immigration Law (since 2014);
  • Gino Martel, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law (since 2022);
  • Geneviève Martin, Corporate Law (new ranking);
  • André Morrissette, Corporate Governance Practice, Corporate Law (new rankings);
  • Antonio Nadaira, Trusts and Estates (since 2022) and Tax Law (new ranking);
  • Éric Ouimet, Alternative Dispute Resolution (since 2021);
  • Simon Pelletier, Construction Law (since 2020), Municipal Law (since 2023);
  • Michel Rochefort, Corporate Law (new ranking);
  • Laurent Roy, Real Estate Law (since 2016) and Commercial Leasing Law (since 2021);
  • André Ryan, Corporate and Commercial Litigation (since 2020), Class Action Litigation, Corporate Governance Practice (since 2021), Alternative Dispute Resolution (since 2022), Director and Officer Liability Practice (since 2023);
  • Martin Sills, Equipment Finance Law (since 2009), Asset-Based Lending Practice (since 2021), Banking and Finance Law (since 2022), Project Finance Law (new ranking);
  • Pierre-Philippe Taché, Corporate Law (new ranking);
  • Éric Thibaudeau, Workers' Compensation Law (since 2019);
  • Guy Tremblay Ad. E., Labour and Employment Law (since 2006) and Alternative Dispute Resolution (since 2021);
  • Geneviève Vigneault, Corporate Law (since 2022), Corporate Governance Practice and Mergers and Acquisitions Law (new ranking);
  • Kevin Vincelette, Labour and Employment Law (new ranking).

Here are the 9 Emerging BCF Lawyer Named in Ones to Watch and their Field(s) of Practice:

About Best Lawyers

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