Christian Jacques

Christian Jacques

Partner, Emerging and High Growth Companies

Key Contact: Emerging and High Growth Companies

Contact Information

cjacques@osler.com

tel: 514 904-5377

Office

Montréal

Bar Admission

Québec, 2004

Education

  • Laval University, LL.B. (Civil Law)

Language(s)

French, English

Christian is a partner in the Emerging and High Growth Companies Group in our Montréal office. With his experience, he focuses on venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions and public offerings for emerging and high growth companies. Christian also provides advice to a variety of industries, including software as a service (SaaS), virtual/augmented reality, nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, neurotechnology, blockchain and cryptocurrency.

Christian has worked with clients ranging from early-stage startup companies to established public companies, private equity and venture capital funds.

Before joining Osler, Christian launched and co-led an emerging and high growth practice at another large Canadian law firm. Prior to his work in the private sector, Christian worked as a corporate finance analyst for the Capital Market Division at the Autorité des marchés financiers (the Québec Securities Commission).

Christian started his career at Osler as an articling student and then associate lawyer to later return as a partner.

  • Kento Health

    Kento Health in its closing of a $4.1 million pre-seed financing round

  • Prior to joining Osler*

    *A Hospitality company from its corporate constitution to its de-Spac transaction with a special purpose acquisition company

    *A vehicle manufacturer from its corporate constitution to its de-Spac transaction with a financial services company

    *AI-driven personalized healthcare company in connection with its merger with a biotechnology company and the financing of the resulting entity

    *A software company from its corporate constitution to its sale to a social media management platform

    *An industrial design company from its corporate constitution to its Series C financing

    *A building material company  from its corporate constitution to its Series B financing

    *A mortgage finance company from its seed financing to its Series C financing 

  • Find More

  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Recognized in Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Venture Capital Law; Technology Law

  • Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business: Recognized in Startups and Emerging Companies (Band 3)

  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory: Recognized in Technology Transactions

  • Barreau du Québec
  • Barreau de Montréal
  • Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association

Media Mentions

  • Quoted in So many opportunities' for lawyers in tech, say Osler’s Christian Jacques and Jean-Nicolas Delage, Canadian Lawyer article, written by Aidan Macnab

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