Sylvain Aird

Key practice areas
Corporate and Commercial Law, Energy and Natural Resources Law, Commercial Agreements, Corporate Reorganization, Capital Markets
Québec Bar 1994

Sylvain Aird is a seasoned lawyer with a passion for business. He acts as lead counsel in a range of complex and strategic transactions, and is known for his keen business acumen and knack for strategy which he developed through extensive experience in the manufacturing and energy sectors.

Throughout his career, Sylvain has acted in multiple transactions and financings both in Canada and internationally. Companies of all sizes seek his advice on matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, financing, securities and corporate governance.

His years in the corporate world have afforded him a keen understanding of its inner workings through his dealings with entrepreneurs, company founders, executives of large and medium-sized corporations, operators, financial advisors and board members.

Sylvain is a partner in the firm’s Business Law group. Previously, he worked for a TSX-listed renewable energy company operating in North America and Europe, where he held various positions, including Vice-President & Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary, as well as Vice-President of European Development.


  • Chartered Administrators Order of Québec, Member, since 2015
  • Québec Federation of Chambers of Commerce, Member of the Natural Ressources and Land Development Committee, since 2024

Professional activities

  • Collège Mont-Saint-Louis, Chairman of the Board of Directors, 2014-2020
  • Société de protection des forêts contre les insectes et les maladies (SOPFIM), Chairman of the Board of Directors, since 2021

LL.B., Université de Montréal, 1993