Julien is a partner of the Montréal office and is cross appointed to the national Litigation and Insolvency & Restructuring departments. His practice is diversified and centered on the insolvency and litigation fields, with a particular focus on corporate restructuring and insolvency-related transactional and advisory, insolvency litigation, investigations, insurance and public law. Other areas of his practice also include class actions, general commercial litigation and corporate arrangements.
Having developed expertise over the years, Julien is also a key resource for various specific litigation and advisory needs such as notably pharmacy and prescription drug market regulation, eDiscovery, access to information, credit information reporting, administrative/constitutional law and court-approved solvent arrangements.
Valued business advisor by clients, by professionals in the insolvency and restructuring space and by decision makers in accounting firms and lending institutions, Julien is actively involved with the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) as a director and vice-president, legal affairs of the local chapter. Julien has been involved in many high profile commercial insolvency and restructuring matters in the last decade, notably in the retail, mining, technology and real estate sectors.
Julien is recognized as a detailed oriented and thorough jurist. He pleads regularly before many levels of court as well as administrative tribunals. Julien was awarded the Elizabeth Torrance Gold Medal of McGill University’s Faculty of Law. He also worked as a law clerk to the Honourable Marie Deschamps and the Honourable Thomas Albert Cromwell, Justices of the Supreme Court of Canada.