Paul Martel
Special Adviser | Montréal
Montréal: 514-982-5070

Paul's practice focuses primarily on corporate and commercial law, particularly in the field of companies, not-for-profit corporations, partnerships and commercial contracts. He is renowned for his ability to formulate pragmatic and innovative solutions to the most complex legal problems in corporate law.

Paul was a law professor for over 25 years and author of several authoritative legal texts on corporate law and a contributor in most of the major corporate law journals, including the Revue du Barreau du Québec. His influence as a company law expert, professor, lecturer and author has made him a regular consultant with government authorities undertaking major legislative reforms such as the Civil Code of Quebec, the Quebec Companies Act and the Canada Business Corporations Act. He was also retained as consultant-expert by the Quebec Minister of Finance for the design and writing of the new Business Corporations Act and by the Agence du Revenu du Québec for the updating of the enterprise register of Quebec.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Paul was selected among six other lawyers from the province of Quebec to receive a Client Choice Award 2016 by Globe Business Publishing. For his exceptional contribution and dedication to the advancement of law and justice, he was awarded the Mérite du Barreau Award at the 2011 Quebec Bar Annual Convention.

Paul is also recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publications:

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 (Corporate Law)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019 (Commercial Corporate Law)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2016

PUBLICATIONS
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Blakes Bulletin on Corporate & Commercial, December 5, 2019.
Blakes Bulletin on Corporate Governance, December 11, 2017.
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