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The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory 2019

Langlois consistently well recognized by its peers

Langlois lawyers is pleased to announce that 21 of its lawyers have been named leading practitioners in the 2019 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and remains an excellent reference in business and litigation law in Quebec.

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Benchmark Litigation Canada 2019

Langlois Recognized as a Leading Firm in Litigation, by Benchmark Litigation Canada 2019

Langlois lawyers is pleased to announce that it has been named one of the most recommended (Highly Recommended) firm in Quebec by the prestigious directory Benchmark Litigation Canada. This distinction attests to the depth of expertise of our litigation team and its ability to implement innovative and effective dispute resolution strategies.

In addition, this year, 27 of our lawyers are in Benchmark’s annual list of the best litigators in the country, 23 of them are recognized as litigation stars and 4 as future stars of litigation. In 2019, Langlois had 21 litigators in this prestigious category and 17 in 2017. This growth reflects the constant rise of the firm within the litigation practice. Langlois has a long tradition of excellence, our litigators spare no effort to protect and advance the interests of our customers.

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The Former Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Québec Chooses Langlois

The Honourable François Rolland joins Langlois lawyers

Langlois lawyers is extremely pleased to announce that the Honourable François Rolland, Ad. E. is joining its litigation group as senior counsel, mediator and arbitrator. A renowned jurist in Québec and Canadian legal circles, Mr. Rolland rose to prominence as a Justice of the Superior Court of Québec from 1996 to 2015, and was the court’s Chief Justice from 2004 to 2015.

In addition to presiding over numerous trials and settlement conferences in all areas of civil law, including commercial disputes, class actions, as well as insolvency and corporate reorganization files, Mr. Rolland has been appointed to various public positions by the Québec and Canada governments. He is also actively involved in several organizations dedicated to improving access to civil justice, including as chair of the Board of Directors of legal education organization Éducaloi.

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Langlois Is Pleased to Announce the Hiring of Two New Lawyers at Its Montréal Office

Jean-François Landry joins the litigation group in Montréal. He practices administrative law and civil and commercial litigation, primarily in the areas of professional liability, the liability of directors and officers, and insurance coverage disputes. He holds a Master’s degree in Commercial Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Juris Doctor from Dalhousie University.

Mike Siméon also joins the litigation group in Montréal. His practice focuses in particular on class actions, insurance law, regulatory penal law and corporate governance. During his law studies, Mike was vice-president of the Université de Montréal chapter of the Black Law Students’ Association of Canada, where he was involved in the creation of various initiatives to promote diversity within the legal community. Previously, Mike served for 10 years in the Canadian Armed Forces Primary Reserve.

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