François is a leading commercial litigator in Québec. He assists clients in all stages of disputes, providing strategic advice and representing them before Québec's courts and administrative tribunals. François is experienced in all manner of commercial litigation disputes including shareholder remedies, construction, real estate, technology, aviation and competition law. François has extensive experience in the Québec Superior Court as well as the Québec Court of Appeal and has handled many arbitrations, injunctions, extraordinary remedies and judicial review applications.
"François delivers a broad range of dispute resolution experience to clients in a variety of industries," said David Di Paolo, national group head of BLG's Commercial Litigation Group. "His ability to identify opportunities, mitigate risks and resolve complex cases will make him a great asset to our clients."
"François is already recognized as an excellent advocate by his peers and as a leader of the Québec legal community," added Mathieu Piché-Messier, Regional Group Manager for Commercial Litigation in Montréal. "His technical skills and collaborative approach complement our strong national team."
François obtained his LLB from Université de Montréal in 2004 and he was called to the Québec Bar in 2005. Prior to joining BLG, he practiced commercial litigation at a regional law firm.
BLG's Commercial Litigation Group develops solutions to prevent or resolve disputes in an effective and cost-sensitive way. When disputes escalate into litigation or arbitration proceedings, our lawyers work across practices, industries and regions to pursue the remedies most appropriate to the case.