- University of Ottawa, LL.L. (Civil Law)
- Dalhousie University, LL.B. (Common Law)
Julien practices in the Pension and Benefits Department of the Montréal office. He advises employers, pension fund administrators and service providers on issues such as pension plan governance and design, de-risking strategies, plan mergers, pension investments, use of surplus assets, contribution holidays, administration expenses and retiree benefits matters. He also assists them in their representations before regulatory authorities, administrative tribunals and courts (including the Supreme Court of Canada). Julien also deals with pension and benefit issues arising in corporate transactions such as acquisitions, divestitures, mergers and corporate reorganizations.
Julien has recently drafted key pension documents required to establish “shared risk plans”, a new pension model adopted in New Brunswick, and is advising and assisting on the conversion of existing plans in the province to the new shared risk design.