Lawyer - Montréal
Olivier Scheffer is a lawyer in the business law group in Langlois lawyers’ Montréal office. He joined Langlois in the summer of 2017 as a law student, and subsequently completed his articles at the firm in 2018.
While at the firm, Olivier has worked on a wide variety of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions. He has gained experience in drafting various agreements and corporate documents, such as purchase and sale agreements and shareholder agreements. He has also acted in files involving environmental and energy law, in which he dealt with issues involving aboriginal law and governance.
Before studying law, Olivier studied Psychology and Political Science at McGill University.
He practices law in English and French.
Retrospective 2018 | 10 Successes for Langlois’ Transactional Group
In 2018 Langlois was the law firm of choice of several major organizations for their mergers & acquisitions-related transactions. The transactional group at Langlois assisted important groups of businesses as well as foreign multinationals with several major projects, including strategic acquisitions, financings and equity investments. It was an interesting and active year rich in challenges for Langlois’ transactional group!
- 2020 – Heritage Handoff Holdings, LLC v. Ronald Fontanella: the importance of fundamental representations and warranties in mergers and acquisitions
- 2020 – Buyer’s responsibility in mergers & acquisitions: Superior Court clarifies the extent of a buyer’s duty to inquire into a company’s financial condition
- 2019 – New Cannabis Products: Changes Are Coming to the Federal Legal Framework in 2019
LL.B./B.C.L., McGill University, 2017
B.A., McGill University, 2014
Certificate, Arts and Science, University of Montréal, 2011
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