François is counsel in the litigation department of our Montréal office. He specializes in complex legal research and the drafting of legal opinions, appeal briefs and plans of argument. He provides strategic support for large-scale trials in inferior courts and in appeal court hearings. François' practice covers various areas of civil, commercial, administrative, and constitutional law. His expertise includes consumer law, competition law, securities law, the distribution of financial products and services, corporate and business law, franchise law, municipal law, private international law and fundamental rights.
He provides to the litigation group and the other groups within the firm a comprehensive view and a realistic focus of the cases. He has knowledge of both Québec civil law and Canadian common law. He first studied civil law at the University of Montréal and then completed a Juris Doctor at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He clerked at the Supreme Court of Canada for the Honourable Justice Clément Gascon. François is a member of the Québec Bar as well as the Bar of Ontario.