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Francis Laperrière Racine

Francis Laperrière Racine
Francis Laperrière Racine (he, him, his) Associate | Montréal
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Recent representative matters include:

  • Actively participated in the employment aspects of a restructuration under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act for a major company in the retail industry

  • Advised clients on risk management in transitory periods (mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy, insolvency, CCAA, etc.) regarding employees and directors' liability

  • Successfully represented employers before regulatory bodies in the course of administrative inquiries

  • Undertook several audits regarding some of the compliance of major employers with Quebec applicable laws, especially with respect to employment laws

Awards & Recognition

Francis has been recognized in the following publications:

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada 2024 (Employee Benefits Law, Labour and Employment Law)

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada 2023 (Labour and Employment Law)

Professional Activities

Francis has played an active role within the city of Québec legal community as executive director of the Young Bar of Quebec.

Professional Appearances
  • Co-speaker: Employee Privacy in the Workplace: How Far Can Employers Go?
    Blakes Webinar on Employment & Labour, Montréal, Québec, May 31, 2023.
  • Co-speaker: Charter of the French language: Where we are and what to watch out for in the coming months
    Blakes Webinar on Employment and Labour, Montréal, Québec, May 11, 2023.
  • Co-speaker: Overview of Recent Developments in the Employment and Labour Sector
    Blakes Employment & Labour Webinar, June 16, 2022.
  • Co-speaker: New French Language Requirements for Employers: Are You Ready?
    Blakes Employment & Labour Webinar, June 14, 2022.
  • Co-speaker: Recent Developments in the Pensions Sector
    Blakes Business Class Seminar, May 19, 2022.

Certificate in Pension Law, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University – 2020
Admitted to the Quebec Bar – 2016
LLB, Laval University – 2015
BA, McGill University – 2012

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