A lawyer at the head of a bank

Me Grégoire Baillargeon. Source: BMO It is a lawyer who will be the future president of the Quebec branch of BMO. The bank appointed Me Gregoire Baillargeon as President of BMO Financial Group for Quebec. He also becomes the vice-chairman of the board of directors of BMO. This 1999 bar will take office on November … Read more

Confidence in justice and professional secrecy of lawyers: final vote in the Senate

The adoption Thursday by the high assembly of this reform wanted by Éric Dupont-Moretti will be worth final adoption. Parliament is preparing to adopt definitively Thursday, November 18, by a final vote of the Senate, the bill “for confidence in the judicial institution”whose controversial provisions relating to the professional secrecy of lawyers were retouched in … Read more

A drink leads to the cancellation of a trial

Thomas Meehan. Source: YouTube A man convicted of murder has just had his conviction quashed, as the friendship between the trial judge and the crown attorney cast a shadow over the fairness of the proceedings. Convicted of murder in 2017, Andrew Cowan has just won his case before the Ontario Court of Appeal, which overturned … Read more

At the trial of the November 13 attacks, the first banners of the victims’ lawyers

On the screen of the special assize court, we see a young blond woman with two black cats in her arms. “We miss Marion. For us, she will always be beautiful and she will always be 24 years old, ” said Me Virginie Bensoussan who came to the bar to talk about Marion, this “little … Read more

In Quotidien, lawyer Olivia Ronen who defends Salah Abdeslam shocks viewers by calling the jihadist terrorist involved in the November 13, 2015 attacks “a very humane person”

“Daily” received lawyer Olivia Ronen on Monday, June 6, who agreed, with her colleague Martin Vettes, to defend the terrorist Salah Abdeslam involved in the attacks of November 13, 2015 which left several dozen dead in Saint-Denis and Paris . Yann Barthès specifies that it is the “only living member of the commando” of these … Read more

How Much Do Corporate Lawyers Earn?

Source: Shutterstock In 2022, in Canada, the average base salary for corporate lawyers is $180,000 per year, excluding benefits and incentives. Over two years, the average annual salary of a Canadian corporate lawyer has increased by 7%, while it stood at $167,500 in 2020. This is what emerges from the survey on salaries presented by … Read more

the respondent says he is an “undercover negotiator”

The man indicted in the investigation into the cyberattack which targeted a Parisian law firm, and hacked into documents contained in the investigation into the Charlie Hebdo attack, defended himself on Friday from being a hacker , claiming to have played “a role of undercover negotiator“. “If he was able to (…) request remuneration for … Read more

Confidence in justice and professional secrecy of lawyers: final vote in the Senate

The adoption Thursday by the high assembly of this reform wanted by Éric Dupont-Moretti will be worth final adoption. Parliament is preparing to adopt definitively Thursday, November 18, by a final vote of the Senate, the bill “for confidence in the judicial institution”whose controversial provisions relating to the professional secrecy of lawyers were retouched in … Read more

Eastern Quebec must deal with a shortage of lawyers

Est-du-Québec has a significant lack of lawyers, complicating access to justice, especially for low-income people. The regional average in Quebec is 144 lawyers per 100,000 inhabitants. In Eastern Quebec, this average is more like 99 lawyers per 100,000 inhabitants. It would therefore be necessary to add 128 lawyers to reach the provincial average. Me Isabelle … Read more

the lawyers depict the ordeal of the Maëlys family

The lawyers for the civil parties described at length on Wednesday February 16, 2022 the ordeal experienced by the family of little Maëlys and insisted on the extreme “dangerousness” of her murderer, Nordahl Lelandais. “You snatched her from life”: The lawyers for the civil parties described at length on Wednesday February 16, 2022 the ordeal … Read more