MONTREAL, March 11, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Woods L.L.P., one of the foremost litigation, arbitration and insolvency boutique law firms in Canada, is proud to announce the appointment of Mtre. Caroline Biron as Managing Partner of the firm, effective March 1, 2019. In addition to her highly successful legal practice, Caroline is now responsible for the management of the firm.
Mtre. Biron succeeds Mtre. Richard Vachon, who himself succeeded Mtre. James A. Woods – the founder and Chair of the firm – as Managing Partner in 2015. Like Mtre Woods, Mtre. Vachon will now focus exclusively on his flourishing legal practice, as well as his role as strategic adviser to our clients. Mtre. Woods is delighted by Mtre. Biron's appointment: "Caroline is an experienced and unifying leader, perfectly suited to pursue Woods' continued development on the national and international stage."
"Thanks to our talented team, and the trust and confidence of our clients, we are in the privileged position to recruit the very best lawyers and to be retained in the most complex and strategic cases. I am honoured to be able to contribute to the continued success and development of the firm," said Mtre. Biron.
A respected lawyer, Mtre. Biron practices commercial and civil litigation. She has pleaded before the courts of federal and provincial jurisdiction in Québec, as well as before the Supreme Court of Canada. An active member of the legal community, Caroline is also very engaged in business and cultural circles. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Institute of Corporate Directors, a Director of the National Bank Trust Inc., and the President of the Board of Directors of the Théâtre du Nouveau Monde.
Founded in 1995 by Mtre. James A. Woods, Ad. E., Woods is a boutique law firm offering services in civil and commercial litigation, international arbitration, and bankruptcy and insolvency. Its lawyers appear before the courts of federal and provincial jurisdiction in Québec and elsewhere, including before the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as before international arbitration tribunals.
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