Tag: Trial

Mobility in the profession: beware of liars!

Source: Shutterstock Droit-Inc recently wrote that lateral transfers—where lawyers change firms—more than doubled last year in the United States. A trend that we also observe close to home, while most firms refer to labor shortages. The problem is that the usual candidate screening processes don’t always find the skeletons that might be in a lawyer’s […]

The new Master of Norton Rose Fulbright Montreal

Me Luc Morin. Source: Norton Rose Fulbright website Five years after having moved there, Me Luc Morin becomes the managing partner of Norton Rose Fulbright Montreal. Chosen by the firm’s partners for a three-year term, renewable once, Luc Morin succeeds Solomon Sananes, who recruited him himself in 2017. Being chosen is good, but you still […]

Death of a talented tax lawyer

Me Michael Citrome is no longer… Source: LinkedIn Me Michael Citrome died suddenly at the age of 41. This tax lawyer had joined De Grandpré Chait as a partner last January. At the age of 17, Michael Citrome began his professional life as a journalist for the Montreal Gazette. He mainly produced articles relating to […]

“The investigation is not at a standstill”, says the lawyer for the civil parties

While Delphine Jubillar’s uncle and aunt were heard by the courts for the first time last Friday, the criminal lawyer explains that new research has been launched. Is the guilt (or innocence) of Cédric Jubillar about to become clearer? In any case, this is what civil party lawyer Me Mourad Battikh, who advises Delphine Jubillar’s […]

Advocate in the Metaverse | Law Inc.

The bizarre feeling of being in the video game version of a court. That’s how participants in the University of Ottawa’s newest virtual trial pleading felt last week as they ushered in a whole new way of practicing litigation. While the observer could only see a somewhat rudimentary 3D version of a courtroom, participants and […]

a lawyer and a detainee caught in the middle of a sexual act at the central house of Saint-Martin-de-Ré

The facts took place on Friday July 30. A lawyer and her client… caught having sex! A supervisor of the central house of Saint-Martin-de-Ré made a surprising discovery, Friday, July 30, while he was “patrolling” within the Citadel district, as reported South West . In fact, his arrival put an end to the part of […]

ALTER EGO: a mutual assistance service between lawyers

Source: Bar of Montreal website The Bar of Montreal has set up an ALTER EGO bulletin board for all its members. This service offers the possibility for lawyers to help each other for the realization of specific mandates. If you need occasional help for a mandate? You can fill out this form and post your […]

Mergers and acquisitions: Canadian lawyers stand out

According to first quarter 2022 transaction data compiled by Refinitiv, Canadian lawyers are reporting a 41% drop in the number of announced and completed transactions. Thus, from January 1 to March 31, 2022, only 537 global M&A transactions were announced for Canadian firms. This is down from 910 for the corresponding period of 2021. As […]

A great name for the Quebec Courthouse

Me Marc-André Bédard. Source: Archives In Quebec, justice will now go to the building Marc-Andre-Bedard. The name of the Minister of Justice of Rene Levesque was chosen to designate the building of the courthouse of Quebec. Simon Jolin Barrette, the Minister of Justice, made the announcement Thursday during a commemoration ceremony in memory of Marc-André […]

Three students plead in Albania!

Jennifer Lachance, Rachel Sarfati and Tania Brunet. Source: LinkedIn Until March 26, Jennifer Lachance, Rachel Sarfati and Tania Brunetall candidates for a master’s degree in law at Université Laval, pleaded in Albania and are one of approximately 50 three-person teams to participate in a simulation of a fictional armed conflict. They participated in the Jean-Pictet […]