Montreal (Canada) Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, announced today that Bernard Synnott was elected President of the Québec Bar for 2014-2015. The traditional transfer of power took place Saturday, June 7th, at the Annual Conference of the Québec Bar.
Having previously served as President of the Montréal Bar (2004-2005), Bernard has also served as Vice-President of the Québec Bar (2013-2014). He has been a versatile litigator for more than twenty-five years. His extensive experience has led him to represent clients in the private and public sectors before the ordinary courts and tribunals.
"Bernard is an inspirational leader in both his law practice and in his other professional activities. He knows how to earn the esteem of his colleagues and the respect of policymakers. Bernard's accession to the presidency of the Québec Bar is a well-deserved distinction which has brought honour to the entire firm," said Éric Bédard, Fasken Martineau's Managing Partner for the Québec region.
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Fasken Martineau is a leading international business law and litigation firm. With more than 770 lawyers, the firm has offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, Québec City, London, Paris and Johannesburg. For additional information, please visit the firm's website at www.fasken.com.