Behind the scenes of Marvel: a lawyer testifies

Tom Holland and Mark Ruffalorespectively interpreter of Spider-Man and the Incredible Hulk, do not have the language in their pocket… but can they put themselves in the embarrassment for as much? Paul Sarcker. Source: gtlaw.com Paul Sarker, a former attorney at Studio Marvel and co-host of the Better Call Paul podcast, offers some avenues of … Read more

How Much Do Corporate Lawyers Earn?

Source: Shutterstock In 2022, in Canada, the average base salary for corporate lawyers is $180,000 per year, excluding benefits and incentives. Over two years, the average annual salary of a Canadian corporate lawyer has increased by 7%, while it stood at $167,500 in 2020. This is what emerges from the survey on salaries presented by … Read more

Canadian Law Awards: Quebecers rewarded

Montreal partners Alexandre Forest and Francois Viau as well as lawyer Ilias Hmimas. Source: Gowling WLG website Awarded by Lexpert, the prizes Canadian Law Awards annually celebrate the best in the profession. They highlight the work of law firms, in-house legal teams and lawyers across the country, as well as their landmark transactions over the … Read more

Court axes BLG fees

Judge Karen M. Rogers. Source: Langlois website The Superior Court considered that the firm had failed in its obligation to inform its client and awarded him only a fraction of the amount claimed. Because the fees were billed without regard to the actual value of the work performed, and without the client knowing what to … Read more

Technology: First-class mergers and acquisitions lawyers

Me Angelo Noce and David Curle. Sources: Blakes website and LinkedIn The pandemic has accelerated the use of technology in several areas, and the law is no exception. The justice system has been forced to enter the 21st century and adapt quickly. In particular, technology has had a significant impact on the practice of mergers … Read more

Job offer | Law Inc.

French Version Follows Permanent position of legal advisor in Montreal reporting to the Vice-President – ​​Legal Affairs – Advisory Services. This new position will support the significant growth in the activities of the business units and subsidiaries responsible for Financial Markets and Wealth Management. These activities are part of various services provided to both institutional … Read more

ImmunoPrecise Antibodies acquires BioStrand

Selena Lu, Eric Lavallée, Serge Shahinian, Sébastien Vézina, Catherine Méthot, Marie-Claude Côté, Mylène Vallières, Siddhartha Borissov-Beausoleil and Jean-Paul Timothée. Source: Lavery website Immune Precise Antibodies, a biotherapeutics company based in Victoria, British Columbia, confirmed last month the acquisition of BioStrand BV, BioKey BV, and BioClue BV (together, BioStrand), a recognized group of Belgian entities in … Read more

Hair-raising lawyers | Law Inc.

Sophie Melchers. Source: Norton Rose Fulbright website Three Quebec lawyers were honored at the awards ceremony 2022 Canadian Benchmark Litigation Awardsheld on May 5 at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. Me Sophie Melchers, a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, received the award for litigator of the year in Quebec. Me Marie-Helene Jette, a partner … Read more

Lawyers’ favorite Montreal restaurant turns 35

Leonardo Iacono and his daughter Josie When lawyers, judges and magistrates who frequent the Montreal courthouse are asked which restaurant they prefer to frequent, their answer is almost invariably “Le Muscadin”. And this, for 35 years! Such unwavering loyalty to an establishment in Old Montreal, which is full of restaurants, seems surprising at first glance. … Read more

A litigation boutique elected law firm of the year!

Me Louis Sévéno. Source: Woods Montreal-based litigation boutique Woods was awarded Best Firm of the Year in Quebec at the awards Benchmark Litigation Awards 2022 of Canada, held in front of 160 guests on May 5 at the Fairmont Royal York, in the Queen City. “It’s the prize we coveted the most,” says Me Louis … Read more