Francis practises in all areas of employment law, as well as in all aspects of pensions and benefits law.
Francis regularly acts as counsel to buyers, sellers and underwriters on employment, labour, benefits and pension plans matters at all stages of national and transnational commercial transactions, including in the context of mergers and acquisitions, financing projects, arrangements and restructurings.
Francis also frequently advises employers on executive compensation, employment standards, termination of employment, human rights and accommodation, occupational health and safety, pay equity, language of work, and privacy and personal information protection. He periodically works with employers, pension committees and pension plan administrators on pension plans design, compliance, administration, implementation, transfer, merger and restatement.
Francis is fluent in French and English.