Partner in the Montréal office of Stikeman Elliott where he has been practicing law for more than 25 years. He is a leading practitioner in the fields of corporate law, financing law, real estate and mining. In the course of his career, Mr. Ouimet has managed a broad range of files covering the field of business law, including investments, securities, capitalizations, mergers, acquisitions, private and institutional financings, leasing, syndications, securitizations, and the whole spectrum of commercial contracts. He is recognized by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as a leading practitioner "repeatedly recommended" in the asset securitization sector. He is also included in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2013 and recognized as a leading lawyer in Lexpert's Special Edition on Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers, September 2012. Active within various boards of directors, professional organizations and philanthropic undertakings. He contributes to the evolution of the law by speaking on legal topical issues in his field of expertise. He is a past National Chairman of the Business Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association.