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DS Lawyers ranks in all three lists in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada

24 August 2023 - Canada 1 min read

Montréal (Canada) – The 2024 edition of the prestigious Best Lawyers in Canada directory highlights the outstanding work of four DS Avocats lawyers in all three lists, including one in the Lawyer of the Year category and another in the Ones to Watch category. 

These lawyers join 32 others at DS Lawyers who were recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in France.

Here are the lawyers at DS Lawyers who were recognized for their expertise in their respective areas of practice:

  • Étienne Dubreuil,  Counsel to the firm (Montréal): recognised in transportation law and named Lawyer of the Year
  • Jean-Yves Simard, Lawyer and Partner (Montréal): recognized in both commercial litigation and bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring
  • Dale Burstall, Lawyer and Partner (Calgary): recognized in securities
  • Georges Samoisette Fournier, Lawyer and Partner (Montréal): recognized as One to Watch in labour and employment law

“The firm is delighted with this year’s recognition in Canada. Thanks to the talent and extensive expertise of our team, our position in the Canadian market is growing every day. I’d like to congratulate our team of outstanding lawyers on this achievement,” said Richard Laramée, Managing Partner of the Montréal office and Chairman of the Board of DS Lawyers Canada.

About the Best Lawyers directory

Since it was first published 40 years ago, Best Lawyers has become the go-to guide for international legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on exhaustive peer reviews.

About DS Lawyers

DS Lawyers is a leading international law firm with over 400 lawyers and 24 offices on four continents. Clients rely on us to deliver innovative and effective legal services. We offer results-driven strategies to help our business clients overcome business challenges and resolve their most complex litigation issues. 


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