The Superior Court weighs in on COVID-19 and force majeure

July 28, 2020

In a recent decision, the Superior Court of Quebec addressed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the contractual obligations of parties to a commercial lease. This decision is likely the first of many to address this increasingly pervasive issue for businesses operating in Quebec.

New investment opportunities for French and other foreign investors in Quebec

July 23, 2020

The forced hiatus in business activity and the economic shock caused by COVID-19 have hit many Quebec business owners hard. The impact is especially heavy for owners saddled with the burden of succession planning and finding no one to take over the reins. Currently, 30 to 60,000 Quebec businesses are in danger of disappearing within five years due to a lack of suitable successors.

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Langlois shortlisted as Regional Law Firm of the Year by Chambers Canada

August 10, 2020

Langlois lawyers is pleased to be shortlisted, for the second year in a row, by Chambers Canada as Regional Law Firm of the Year for the 2020 Chambers Canada Awards. The awards reflect a law firm’s pre-eminence in key practice areas, as well as notable achievements over the past 12 months, including: outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service and that has stood out the most in Canada.

Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hot List 2020

August 3, 2020

Langlois lawyers is proud to announce that Katherine Loranger and Elisabeth Neelin, lawyers and partners in its Montréal office, have been named in 2020 Benchmark 40 & Under Hot List and Future Stars. The extensive peer review process and career profile assessment acknowledge the outstanding achievement of North American partners aged 40 or younger, whose talent and adaptability have made them leading practitioners in their respective litigation fields.

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Sarto Veilleux to present a web conference on “Drugs and alcohol in the workplace”

June 1, 2020

On June 4th, lawyer, partner and mediator Sarto Veilleux, who specializes in labour and employment law, has been invited to present a web conference on the use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace. The invitation comes from the Human Resources Sectorial Committee on the Maritime Industry (CSMOIM) and the Société de développement économique du Saint-Laurent (Sodes), the Quebec body overseeing the St-Lawrence seaway’s economic development.

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