MONTREAL, Oct. 1 /CNW Telbec/ - Lavery, de Billy is pleased to announce
that thirty-four lawyers specializing in business law, commercial litigation
and bankruptcy and insolvency, together with some forty translators,
paralegals and legal and administrative support staff from the Montreal office
of Desjardins Ducharme have joined the Lavery, de Billy team as of October 1,
Eighty Business Lawyers
Lavery, de Billy now has a combined force of 175 lawyers, with 80 lawyers
specializing in business law and 95 lawyers specializing in virtually every
other area of the law.
"With the addition of these professionals, we will provide our clients
with access to 80 business lawyers who have expertise and leading-edge skills
in all practice areas required to meet the needs of the business world,
including corporate finance, securities, mergers and acquisitions, taxation,
real estate, commercial and class action litigation, and bankruptcy and
insolvency" said Mr. Richard Dolan, Managing Partner of the firm.
"Our clients can also count on the know-how and resourcefulness of
another 95 lawyers specializing in other areas of the law including labour and
employment, civil and professional liability, environmental, information and
privacy, construction, transportation, intellectual property, criminal and
family law" added Mr. Michel Yergeau, the firm's Chairman.
"This combination of forces will be beneficial to all our clients since
it will allow us to continue to serve them well while providing them with
access to a broader range of services and increased depth of expertise" noted
Mr. Gérard Coulombe.
The list of the firm's new lawyers, including their contact information
and profiles, is available at the following address: www.laverydebilly.com
About Lavery, de Billy
Lavery, de Billy (www.laverydebilly.com) is an independent and
multidisciplinary law firm with 175 lawyers serving national and international
clients in all areas of law. It has offices in Montreal, Quebec City, Laval
and Ottawa. Lavery, de Billy is a member of the World Services Group
(www.worldservicesgroup.com), an international network of service firms
present in 135 countries.
For further information:
For further information: Richard Dolan, Managing Partner, Lavery, de
Billy, (514) 871-1522