Me Louis Gasconfounder of the Montreal law firm Gascon & Associés, died at the age of 79.
Louis Gascon founded Gascon & Associés in 1979, drawing on his in-depth expertise in shareholder relations and his multidisciplinary business practice.
In 1989, he co-founded the Legal Network International, an association of 63 law firms bringing together 5,000 professionals from around 60 countries. He chairs the network’s board of directors.
Today, Gascon & Associés offers services in real estate law, business law, litigation, entertainment, intellectual property and taxation. The firm has 18 lawyers.
Me Gascon was a certified mediator in civil and commercial matters. He was passionate about sailing, fly fishing, skiing and gardening.
“Louis always saw the good in everyone”, Hi Me Nicolas Beaulieu, a partner at Gascon, who expresses himself in a tribute published on the firm’s website. “Louis was made like this: a man of affable generosity, boundless loyalty and exemplary friendship. A model. We have an incredible founder; he built a firm with great values that we can continue to build on and i now wish him rest in peace. »
Following his obituary, the lawyer Marc Labrosse pays tribute to Me Gascon. “Louis gave me my first job as a lawyer in 1986. I had the chance to learn how to be a business lawyer from one of the best. He was always available, insightful and patient with a new and enthusiastic young lawyer. I am sad that he passed away, but grateful to have known him. Thanks Louis. »
“I had the chance to meet Louis during my practice. He was an excellent lawyer and a very, very good man, who also loved to have fun, ”says the lawyer Douglas Mitchell.
“I had the great pleasure of working with Louis at the start of my practice. He was a real mentor to me. I have such good memories of Louis, he had a significant importance in my life as a young lawyer at the time”, greets the lawyer Luc Mercier.
Louis Gascon is survived by his wife Mary-Jo and his children.