Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
Elisabeth's broad insurance litigation practice includes the defence of individuals and entities in the bodily injury, property damage, human rights, accident benefits, environmental, construction, commercial general liability, professional liability, coverage, and subrogation contexts. While her practice is mainly focused on insurance litigation, she also acts for clients in commercial, real estate, and other general litigation matters. Elisabeth has previously represented clients in medical...
Michel Bélanger-Roy is a litigation lawyer based in our Montreal office. His practice covers all aspects of civil and commercial litigation, including contracts, administrative and constitutional law, insurance law, construction law and class actions. He has represented major corporations before the Quebec courts and has a significant interest in the law of evidence and procedure. During his university studies, Mr. Bélanger-Roy, and his team from McGill University, won the natio...
Angela Crimeni is a partner in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group. Angela has a broad litigation practice focused on corporate and commercial disputes involving contract law, employment agreements, securities regulation, real estate, bankruptcy and insolvency, administrative law and various other commercial issues. Angela has appeared before the British Columbia Court of Appeal, the British Columbia Supreme Court and the Provincial Court of British Columbia. Angela has also assiste...
Jean-François Forget is an associate in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. His practice focuses on all aspects of commercial litigation, from advice on complex litigation matters to representing clients before the courts. Jean-François has experience in various types of litigation, particularly commercial and contractual litigation, extraordinary remedies, shareholder disputes, as well as in derivative actions, plans of arrangement, class actions and administrative law...
Charles has an undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Guelph and a Law degree from Queen’s University. He joined Oatley Vigmond as an articling student in 2015, before returning as an associate the following year. He was called to the Bar in June 2016.For Charles, the practice of law is about providing a client-focused service. In particular, the practice of personal injury law allows him to serve and empower individuals to overcome some of the most challengi...
Nicolas Mancini has been a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation group since 2015. His practice is focused on commercial litigation, litigation involving security enforcement and asset recovery, as well as bankruptcy and insolvency litigation, and the resulting restructuring transactions. In 2015, after obtaining his civil law degree, Nicolas earned his Juris Doctor in North American common law from the University of Montréal. Having joined Fasken as a student, Nicolas parti...
Brittany Sud's practice focuses on estates and trusts, including both planning and administrative matters, as well as taxation as it relates to those areas. Brittany has developed and implemented cohesive estate plans for clients, reflecting their financial objectives and both short and long-term goals. She advises high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs and professionals on probate planning, income tax deferral and minimization strategies, family business succession planning, disability pl...
Danny Galarneau is a lawyer within the Tax group at our Quebec City Office. A skilled litigator, Danny is one of the few litigators in the Quebec City area who focuses specifically on tax litigation. In his practice, he represents both individuals and companies before revenue agencies in matters such as tax audits, objections to assessments and appeals before the various competent tribunals ranging up to the Supreme Court of Canada. His extensive expertise covers various tax aspects, includin...
A skilled litigator, Daina has represented clients in the courts, at grievance arbitrations, and before various administrative tribunals, including the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario and the Ontario Labour Relations Board. Daina provides practical and strategic advice on all workplace issues, with a particular focus on the interpretation and application of collective agreements, the Ontario Labour Relations Act, and the Employment Standards Act. Daina works with a diverse group of clients, ...
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