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New Partners at Langlois

January 15, 2020

Langlois lawyers is pleased to announce the appointment of four new partners. In Montréal, Daniel Baum, Sandra Desjardins and Jessica Syms are part of the Civil and Commercial Litigation team and Vincent Tremblay practices Business Law from our Quebec City office.

The Firm Welcomes a New Partner

December 20, 2019

We are pleased to welcome Laurence Gauthier, a partner in the Montréal office. Laurence joins the insurance law group and her practice focuses on civil litigation, insurance law and professional liability.

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Articles

The Coronavirus Case: Preparing for the Worst While Hoping for the Best

January 30, 2020

Since its appearance in December 2019, the media has been reporting daily on developments regarding the new coronavirus that has developed in the city of Wuhan in China. On January 27, 2020, the first case of contamination in Canada was confirmed. The World Health Organization is following developments closely, as are public health authorities in Canada. While there is no reason to panic, employers have a vested interest in preparing for an unusual situation. Although this may not necessarily be the case at this time, experts agree that the risks of a possible pandemic are very real. The following are a few thoughts to help Quebec and Canadian companies prepare for the oncoming storm.

The Superior Court Takes Stock of Restrictive Covenants Included in Contracts of Partnership

January 27, 2020

The Superior Court recently rendered a very relevant decision in Mazars Harel Drouin S.E.N.C.R.L. v. Plourde with respect to the interpretation and validity of a non-solicitation clause and of a penal clause included in a contract of partnership, and with respect to abuse of legal process. This decision namely clarifies the angle of analysis for restrictive covenants incorporated in contracts of partnership whereas until then there had been few instructive decisions on the matter.

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Events

Jean Patrick Dallaire and Eric Thibaudeau Will Deliver Two Presentations At The CEGQ Conference

February 19, 2020

Jean Patrick Dallaire and Eric Thibaudeau, two partners specializing in construction law, will deliver two presentations at the annual conference of the Corporation of General Contractors of Québec (CEGQ), taking place from February 19 to 21 in Gatineau. Langlois lawyers is a partner of this event, which brings together 400 members of the building construction industry.

Jean-François De Rico to Speak on the Topic of Copyright Law Pertaining to Architecture

February 19, 2020

Next February 24th, Jean-François De Rico, partner and lawyer, will speak at a conference on intellectual property rights with regards to architecture. He will moderate discussion panels during the morning session of the conference organized by the Association of Architects in Private Practice of Quebec, presented in Montréal and over a live webcast.

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