Bar Admission 1987
Law degree, Université de Sherbrooke (LLB)
Masters degree in Business Administration, HEC Montréal (MBA)
Lawyer in Laval, Stéphane has a wealth of experience in business law and in corporate mergers and acquisitions.
His expertise is widely recognized by public bodies and the legal community, and he is often asked to negotiate matters involving a complex contractual framework and to give legal advice in government procurement matters. As such, he assists and collaborates with management teams of numerous public bodies in the health, education and municipal sectors.
In addition to being a lecturer in the faculty of law at the Université de Sherbrooke where he teaches business law and commercial negotiations, Stéphane also gives lectures about the call for tenders process that are recognized by the Quebec Bar and Quebec’s professional order of notaries as part of their respective professional development programs.
Stéphane’s dynamic yet approachable leadership style makes him a natural mentor for young professionals, thereby helping them to become accomplished lawyers.
- Business Financing
- Business Law
- Call for Tenders
- Corporate Law
- Due Diligence
- Identification and analysis of investment opportunities
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Public law
- Public Procurement Contracting
- Strategic Planning
I enjoy rising to the challenge of a complex file involving many parties and where social issues are at stake. I have negotiated some of the most important government procurement agreements granted in Québec.
Since 2015, I am a patron of honour for the Gala des Chefs de Laval-Lanaudière benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, a cause for which I care deeply.
January 1st, 2024 : Increase in official Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) fees - The countdown has begun
To reduce its structural deficit, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has decided to increase most of its official fees for patents, trademarks, copyrights, industrial designs, geographical indications, official marks, and integrated (…)
Labour and Employment
An admitted fault is half forgiven
On January 2nd, 2023, an arbitrator confirmed that soliciting colleagues to participate in a pyramid scheme and lying to his employer on the matter constitutes sufficient grounds to justify the dismissal of an employee.
New Year… new rules for Quebec enterprises in terms of corporate transparency!
The Act mainly to improve the transparency of enterprises, also known as Bill 78 (SLQ 2021, c 19) ("Bill 78") which was given assent on June 8, 2021 will finally come into force on March 31, 2023.
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