Jean-Philippe Turgeon is a partner and the head of our Franchising and distribution group. His practice focuses on franchise law, distribution of goods and services, bankruptcy, and insolvency.
Mr. Turgeon regularly acts for Canadian and foreign franchisors, purchasing groups, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers in matters related to the implementation of business models, development of operational structures, system management and expansion, development of procurement systems, trademark protection, mergers and acquisitions, competition, protection of personal and private information, insolvency, litigation (before civil courts and arbitration tribunals), negotiation and drafting of commercial agreements related to various business models such as franchise, licensing, affiliation, and partnership agreements, assistance and training programs, commercial leases, and all other documentation ensuring the viability of a franchise system.
Mr. Turgeon also acts for financial institutions, manufacturers, and retailers in all matters related to insolvency and corporate restructuring.
Mr. Turgeon frequently speaks and delivers training programs to players in the franchise and retail trade industry and writes articles on subjects of interest to them.
He is listed in The Canadian Legal Lexpert 2017 as one of the best franchise lawyers in Canada.