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Olivier Lessard

Lawyer, Accredited civil mediator | Partner
Education
  • Université de Sherbrooke, Prévention et règlement des différends (D.E.S.S), 2013
  • Université de Sherbrooke (LL.B.), 2002
  • Université de Montpellier, France (LL.B.), 2002
Associations
  • Québec Bar
  • Bar of Montreal
Assistant

Andrée Arseneau
+1-514-842-8891 extension 8229
andree.arseneau@ljt.ca

Languages

English, French, Spanish

Mtre Olivier Lessard practices essentially in civil and commercial litigation with a specialty in priorities and hypothecs, and in real estate law, construction law, labor law and co-ownership law. He also represents on a regular basis private lenders and financial institutions in files touching the realisation of guaranties.

Mtre Lessard has also developed throughout the years a considerable experience in extraordinary recourses including injunctions, seizures and safeguard measures.

Finally, within the scope of his practice, Mtre Lessard is called to work in numerous files of sale and acquisition of companies. He is known for his open mind approach and his interpersonal skills. He represents a varied clientele comprised of mainly small and medium size businesses. His main focus is to prove himself an essential business partner for his clients across Canada as well as those abroad, assist them in their various spheres of activity, and to maintain a lasting relationship of trust with them.

Mtre Lessard also takes special interest in alternative ways of settling disputes such as mediation, arbitration, and interest-based negotiation. He completed at the Université de Sherbrooke his D.E.S.S. (Diplôme d’études supérieures specialisées) in prevention and dispute resolution in order to acquire added skills and resources to assist his clients more efficiently when involved in a dispute, and is accredited as a civil, commercial and labor law mediator in conformity with the requirements of the Québec Bar.

Mtre Lessard regularly argues cases before all civil courts in Québec.

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