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François Laurin-Pratte

François Laurin-Pratte

Associate, Litigation


Contact Information

flaurinpratte@osler.com

tel: 514.904.5363

Office

Montréal

Areas of Expertise
Bar Admission

Québec, 2015
Ontario, 2015

Education
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, Juris Doctor
  • Université de Montréal, Bachelor of Civil Law
  • Université de Montréal, Bachelor of Psychology
Language(s)
English, French

François is an associate in the litigation department of our Montréal office. He specializes in complex legal research and the drafting of legal opinions, appellant’s 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 and commercial law, including franchise law and employment law, as well as class actions in consumer law and securities law.

He provides to the litigation group a comprehensive view and a realistic focus of the cases. He has expertise in Québec civil law as well as in 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.

  • Association of Ontario Chicken Processors

    The Association of Ontario Chicken Processors in its intervention before the Régie des marchés agricoles et alimentaires du Québec to preserve harmonized assurance of supply for chicken processors in Québec and Ontario.

    • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. and certain of its board members, in connection with a proposed class action and an authorization request to bring an action in accordance with Article 225.4 of the Securities Act brought by shareholders.
    • Amaya Inc. and certain of its board members, in connection with a proposed class action and an application for leave to bring an action under section 225.4 of the Securities Act brought by shareholders
    • Shoppers Drug Mart and Pharmaprix Inc. – defence of a class action concerning the right to unilaterally modify a loyalty reward program and the application of the Consumer Protection Act.
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  • Barreau du Québec
  • Law Society of Ontario