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Jean-Sébastien Dugas Associé/Partner Montréal

Jean-Sébastien Dugas

Partner Fasken
You have to be ready to adapt quickly in order to navigate the new and complex challenges related to governance, application and compliance in the world of finance.
Jurisdiction Quebec, 1999
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal

Jean-Sébastien Dugas is recognized for his expertise in mergers and acquisitions, the sale of private corporations, private corporate financing (by way of equity, bank debt, subordinated loans, etc.) and commercial contracts.

Jean-Sébastien has overseen numerous acquisitions, equity participations and banking transactions during his career. He acts primarily for SME, private equity funds, venture capital companies and financial institutions.

He provides practical advice based on his business approach and solid understanding of the legal and commercial issues, aimed at solutions and achieving the client’s objectives.  It therefore comes as no surprise that Jean-Sébastien is recognized year after year in Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading lawyer in the area of Banking and Finance.

  • Recognized as one of Canada’s leading lawyers in Banking and Finance Law by the Best Lawyers in Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2013 to 2021
  • Recognized in Venture Capital Law and Corporate Law by the Best Lawyers in Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 to 2021
  • Recognized in the area of Mergers & Acquisitions by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2020 to 2021
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  • BCL / LLB McGill University
  • BAA, Finance UQÀM

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association


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