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Woods names new partner

Thursday, March 04, 2021 @ 9:17 AM | By John Chunn

Woods announced the appointment of Eric Bédard as partner of the Montreal firm.

According to the litigation boutique’s press release, Bédard, admitted to the Quebec bar in 2010, has appeared before the trial and appellate courts of Quebec, as well as before numerous administrative tribunals. He represents private and public businesses in commercial and corporate disputes, disputes regarding financial services and disputes involving mining and gas companies.

He is often called upon to advise senior employees or employers on all aspects of employment termination. His expertise also extends to domestic and international arbitration. He was notably part of the Trade Law Bureau’s team defending Canada’s interests against an investor’s recourse under NAFTA’s Chapter XI in Lone Pine v. Canada

A regular author and speaker on evidence, civil procedure and international arbitration, he also remains involved with his alma mater, McGill University, through teaching and mentoring.