Julien is a partner practicing in Osler’s Pensions & Benefits group and the Employment and Labour group from our Montreal office.
Julien has extensive expertise advising employers, pension fund administrators and service providers on issues such as pension plan governance and design, de-risking strategies, pension investments, plan mergers, plan conversions, use of surplus assets, administration expenses and retiree benefits matters. He also assists them in their representations before regulatory authorities, administrative tribunals and courts.
Julien also advises employers on a broad range of employment-related issues including executive compensation, employee hiring and terminations, employment standards compliance, and the development of human resources policies.
Julien has significant experience in advising clients on pension and employment issues arising in connection with various corporate events including acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, insolvencies and corporate reorganizations.
Julien is recognized as a Next Generation Lawyer in the area of Pensions of the Legal 500, 2018 and is repeatedly recommended in the area of Pensions & Employee Benefits – Employer in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2017.