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Perreault joins Langlois’ Montreal office as litigation partner

Thursday, July 26, 2018 @ 11:07 AM | By John Chunn

Langlois lawyers has announced that Sophie Perreault has joined its Montreal office as a partner in the litigation group.

Perreault has extensive experience as a litigator in civil and commercial matters, and in penal and regulatory proceedings. She represents clients before Quebec and federal courts and various administrative tribunals. She has specific expertise in extraordinary remedies such as injunctions, mandamus proceedings and Anton Piller orders. She has also acted in defence in class action proceedings and in constitutional matters before the Supreme Court of Canada.

Perreault also advises her clients on business ethics and anti-corruption law, and assists them with risk assessment, development of policies and compliance programs, internal and external investigations, prosecutions by regulatory authorities and defending against lawsuits. In addition she helps clients manage legal, reputational and operational risks. She has expertise regarding federal and provincial integrity requirements for public contracts.

Called to the Quebec bar in 1994, she was a partner at an international firm before joining Langlois.

“Sophie is a highly talented and seasoned professional. Her arrival confirms the firm’s intention to recruit exceptionally talented lawyers to better serve our business clients and contribute to their success,” said Jean-François Gagnon, chief executive of the firm.