Jean-Yves Simard is a partner and a member of the board of directors of the firm, who specializes in commercial litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency, extraordinary remedies, and realizing on security.
Mr. Simard acts in commercial litigation of all kinds, major insolvency cases, shareholder disputes, securities litigation, liquidation proceedings, injunctions, and cases involving the realization of movable and immovable security.
At conferences organized by the Canadian Bar Association, Insight, The Canadian Institute, and the Canadian Finance and Leasing Association (CFLA), and at business luncheons held for the firm’s clients, Mr. Simard has spoken on subjects related to commercial litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency, realizing on security, and civil procedure.
Mr. Simard is listed in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading practitioner in the fields of corporate and commercial litigation, as well as restructuring and insolvency.In 2009, Mr. Simard served on the jury for the oral exam administered by the Superintendent of Bankruptcy for trustee candidates for the Province of Quebec.
Mr. Simard also teaches at the École du Barreau du Québec.