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Bar(s) : Quebec Bar, 1989
Louis Clément is a partner practicing business law, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions and corporate law. In his practice, he advises local and international companies in transactions related to the acquisition and sale of businesses, equity financing and the creation of consortiums.
With nearly 35 years of experience, Louis has developed and implemented numerous complex transaction structures in various areas of economic activity. He regularly assists leading players in the transactional field. He has led multidisciplinary groups of lawyers in the success of complex transactions, particularly in the pharmaceutical field.
He also represents entrepreneurs in all aspects of their growth and partnerships. He advises them on their corporate structure, governance issues, and the resulting strategic challenges.
His services are sought by foreign entrepreneurs and investors who wish to establish themselves in Canada. Louis specializes in this area, which allows him to identify the challenges faced by companies aspiring to expand in Quebec, regardless of the form of their establishment (acquisition, joint venture, creation of a subsidiary, distribution agreement, etc.). Through the mandates he has carried out, he has built a diverse business network which he utilizes to benefit all matters which are entrusted to him.
The quality of his work has earned him repeated recognition as one of Canada's leading practitioners in corporate law and mergers and acquisitions, notably by The Best Lawyers in Canada and The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.
Over the years, he has been involved with various community-related boards and foundations, such as the Fédération des Chambres de Commerce du Québec (FCCQ), the Cercle finance et placement du Québec and the McCord Museum. He is a jury member for the prestigious Les Mercuriades competition and sits as an observer on the Board of Directors of Collège Sainte-Anne.
Quebec Bar, 1989
LLB, Laval University, 1988
Canadian Securities Institute Course, 1987