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Bar(s) : du Québec, 1976
Richard Laramée is Chairman of the Board of DS Lawyers Canada, a member of the firm's Executive Committee, and Managing Partner of the Montréal office.
A positive leader with an innovative and structured business vision, he is actively involved in the direction and implementation of the firm's development plan and growth strategy at the local, national and international levels. He is also involved in the governance of the DS Lawyers Group internationally, along with the firm's development in targeted strategic centers abroad, including Asia and Central America.
For more than forty-five years, Richard has been practising commercial and business law, specifically transactional law, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance. He represents private and public companies both nationally and internationally. In addition, he has led large transactions for high-growth companies as they expand or enter new markets, including manufacturing, entertainment, commercial real estate, retail (including automotive), financial services, and the evolving technology sector.
He brings his expertise in good governance to corporate structure and management, growth management, expansion and acquisition strategies, and the reorganization of major corporate groups at both the legal and organizational levels. The quality of his strategic advice and his in-depth knowledge of the business world makes him highly sought after.
Richard is involved in the community and with various charitable causes. Among other things, he cofounded the Charles-Bruneau Foundation, on which he serves as Chairman of the Board. In 2022, he was awarded Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal, in 2022.
L.L.L. Business Law, Université de Montréal, 1973-1976
Platinum Jubilee Medallion, commemorating Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, 2022
Mergers and acquisitions