MONTREAL, Oct. 1 /CNW Telbec/ - Stikeman Elliott LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of André Roy as Managing Partner of the Montréal office. Mr. Roy succeeds Stuart H. (Kip) Cobbett, who will continue to counsel the firm on matters involving conflicts of interest, new client opportunities, and liability insurance and claims.
"André has long enjoyed an enviable reputation in the business world for his much sought-after expertise and practical mind," said Pierre A. Raymond, Chair of Stikeman Elliott. "We are very happy that André has agreed to add these new responsibilities to his active practice."
"It's an honour to succeed Kip Cobbett and I can't wait to take on the challenges ahead," declared Mr. Roy. As Managing Partner, and while maintaining an active practice, Mr. Roy will work to reinforce Stikeman Elliott's position as one of the leading law firms in Montréal and in Canada. In particular, he will continue to make a priority of promoting Stikeman Elliott's core values of client service and professional excellence, achieved through initiatives such as the firm's continuing education programs.
Throughout his career, Mr. Roy has distinguished himself as a business lawyer. His practice focuses particularly on public and private financings, cross-border transactions, public and private mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. He is a member of the firm's Partnership Board and its Executive Committee and chairs its Business Development and Crisis Management committees.
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