13-November. In this trial for history, the legal fight of the defendants’ lawyers

No one will be satisfied. Xavier Nogueras, a lawyer specializing in “terro”, has experience of these trials and he knows it. “The expectation is high. It is that of responses, in the field of individual and collective responsibilities. But they cannot be given by the direct perpetrators of the attacks, so that creates additional frustration. … 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 blonde 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

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

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

“Defending the professional secrecy of lawyers is not a matter of simple corporatism”

FIGAROVOX/MAINTENANCE – The Senate adopted Thursday, November 18 the bill for confidence in the judicial institution. This text aroused the anger of the black robes who fear a decline in professional secrecy, when they thought they were supported by a former lawyer, Minister of Justice, explains the lawyer and former judge. Hervé Lehman is a … Read more

Canadian Law Awards: Quebecers rewarded

Montreal partners Alexandre Forest and Francois Viau as well as lawyer Ilias Hmimas. Source: Gowling WLG website Awarded by Lexpert, the prizes Canadian Law Awards annually celebrate the best in the profession. They highlight the work of law firms, in-house legal teams and lawyers across the country, as well as their landmark transactions over the … Read more

Court axes BLG fees

Judge Karen M. Rogers. Source: Langlois website The Superior Court considered that the firm had failed in its obligation to inform its client and awarded him only a fraction of the amount claimed. Because the fees were billed without regard to the actual value of the work performed, and without the client knowing what to … 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

ImmunoPrecise Antibodies acquires BioStrand

Selena Lu, Eric Lavallée, Serge Shahinian, Sébastien Vézina, Catherine Méthot, Marie-Claude Côté, Mylène Vallières, Siddhartha Borissov-Beausoleil and Jean-Paul Timothée. Source: Lavery website Immune Precise Antibodies, a biotherapeutics company based in Victoria, British Columbia, confirmed last month the acquisition of BioStrand BV, BioKey BV, and BioClue BV (together, BioStrand), a recognized group of Belgian entities in … Read more

Hair-raising lawyers | Law Inc.

Sophie Melchers. Source: Norton Rose Fulbright website Three Quebec lawyers were honored at the awards ceremony 2022 Canadian Benchmark Litigation Awardsheld on May 5 at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. Me Sophie Melchers, a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, received the award for litigator of the year in Quebec. Me Marie-Helene Jette, a partner … Read more