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Jean-Pierre Chamberland, Partner

Jean-Pierre Chamberland

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Québec, 1995
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal


Jean-Pierre is responsible for the Québec Region Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions practice group. He practises business law and helps clients achieve their strategic and commercial objectives. Jean-Pierre specializes in securities and financing, mergers and acquisitions, governance, structured products and commercial transactions.

Jean-Pierre advises companies and investment banks in capital market and private financing transactions, vendors, acquirers and special committees in M&A transactions, and boards, management teams and investors in securities and governance-related matters. Jean-Pierre has been at the forefront of innovative capital market structures in the area of retail structured products and other investment products. Jean-Pierre also advises commercial parties in various commercial transactions.

Jean-Pierre has been involved with clients operating in a wide range of industries, including renewable energy, manufacturing, investment and finance, technology, retail, service and health.

Jean-Pierre is recognized as a leading lawyer in Canada in the area of corporate law and corporate financing and securities.

Jean-Pierre was co-Head of the business law group of Fasken in Montreal from 2012 to 2017, and now heads the securities and M&A practice group for the Montreal office. Jean-Pierre is a member of the legal advisory committee of the Autorité des marchés financiers, Quebec’s securities regulator.


Client Work

  • Fiera Capital completes $65 million bought deal public offering of hybrid debt securities,
  • Equisoft secures $125M in equity investment,
  • WSP Global completes a $920 million equity offering,
  • CGI Inc. completes issuance of C$600 million aggregate principal amount of 2.100% senior unsecured notes due 2028,
  • CGI Inc. completes issuance and sale of US$1.0 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes,
  • Theratechnologies Inc. establishes a US $50 million at-the-market facility,
  • Equisoft continues its global expansion with the acquisition of Altus,
  • The placing agents in Alimentation Couche-Tard's US$1 billion debt offering, including an inaugural US$350 million green bond offering in May 2021,
  • Nuvei completes a US$552 million bought deal secondary offering,

Career & Education


  • LL.L. University of Ottawa
  • Securities Business Course IDA

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Quebec Bar Association
  • Legal Advisory Committee of the Autorité des marchés financiers


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Speaking Engagements

Capital markets in Canada Moderator and panellist, Seminar for lawyers specializing in securities location location Mont-Tremblant
How to successfully set up business in Québec or France Co-Speaker, Canada-France business seminar organized by the French Chamber of Commerce in Canada location location Montréal Hyatt Hotel
Directors’ duties and liabilities Co-Speaker, Conference on the role, obligations and protection of boards of directors, organized by Fasken Martineau location location Montréal


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