Montréal, July 20, 2018 – Langlois Lawyers is pleased to welcome Sophie Perreault to its Montréal office as a partner in the litigation group.
Sophie has extensive experience as a litigator in civil and commercial matters, and in penal and regulatory proceedings. She represents clients before Quebec and federal courts and various administrative tribunals. She has specific expertise in extraordinary remedies such as injunctions, mandamus proceedings and Anton Piller orders. She has also acted in defence in class action proceedings and in constitutional matters before the Supreme Court of Canada.
Sophie also advises her clients on business ethics and anti-corruption law, and assists them with risk assessment, development of policies and compliance programs, internal and external investigations, prosecutions by regulatory authorities and defending against lawsuits. In addition she helps clients manage legal, reputational and operational risks. She has particular expertise regarding federal and provincial integrity requirements for public contracts.
Called to the Quebec Bar in 1994, she was a partner at an international firm before joining Langlois.
“Sophie is a highly talented and seasoned professional. Her arrival confirms the firm’s intention to recruit exceptionally talented lawyers to better serve our business clients and contribute to their success”, stated Jean-François Gagnon, chief executive of the firm.
About Langlois Lawyers
With more than 140 professionals working in the Montréal and Quebec City metropolitan areas, Langlois Lawyers is one of the largest law firms in Quebec. Together we offer a complete range of sophisticated legal services in a variety of areas such as construction law, energy and the environment, life sciences, information and communications technology (ICT), governance and ethics, civil and commercial litigation, labour and employment law, real estate law and business law. Langlois Lawyers is ranked second among the top ten Quebec law firms by Canadian Lawyer magazine.
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