May 10, 2022
Nowadays, blended families and common-law unions are no longer exceptional. Estate planning strategies that were designed for traditional families are no longer adapted.
On May 12, during the forum on estate planning and settlement held by the Association de planification fiscale et financière, William Dion-Bernard will make a presentation on “Rédaction de testaments sur mesure” (Drafting tailored wills), offering solutions suited to contemporary realities.
April 21, 2022
The Mérite Christine-Tourigny is one of the Bar of Quebec’s most distinctive tributes. It is awarded each year to mark a member’s social commitment and special contribution to the progress of women in the legal profession.
This year, the distinction is awarded to Lynne Kassie, Ad. E., head of our firm’s Family Law Group. Ever since her beginnings, Ms. Kassie has acted as a mentor to many women lawyers and continues to shine with her sound advice, her energy and her passion for the profession. The Mérite will be officially awarded at the Journée du Barreau, on June 17.
April 15, 2022
Since February 24, 2022, the International Lawyers Network has continued to monitor the events in Ukraine closely. We posted an initial statement on February 25th condemning the attack by Russia, followed by an unequivocal statement against the war on March 2nd. Due to the continued escalation and the clear breach of international law as stated by the International Bar Association and ruled by the International Court of Justice, the ILN has agreed, with immediate effect, that the member firms in Russia will no longer be members of the International Lawyers Network.
April 14, 2022
RSS is very pleased to announce that Jean-Pierre Sheppard, from our Civil and Commercial Litigation Group, has been admitted as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.
The Counsel is comprised of litigators from the United States and Canada, allowing them to exchange ideas and contribute to their professional development. Membership is limited to 3,500 members: less than 0.5% of the lawyers in each country. Membership is by invitation only, which follows a careful examination of each candidate’s achievements before the courts and ethics. Less than 30 Quebec lawyers have qualified, including Charles E. Flam and Patrick Henry, and now, Jean-Pierre.
April 6, 2022
EXP Legal is pleased to announce a new event – “Breakfast Meeting” – designed to…
March 22, 2022
March 22, 2022 — The Association de planification fiscale et financière will be presenting its seminar on trusts on Thursday, March 24. William Dion-Bernard, notary with our Estates, Wills and Trusts Group, will be speaking on tax and civil law cases related to trusts.
March 21, 2022
Chambers Europe has announced that Lopez-Ibor Abogados has been ranked in the areas of Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution and Tax. Partners Alfonso López-Ibor Aliño and Marta Gil de Biedma have been ranked in M&A and Banking & Finance, respectively.