Montréal (Canada) - Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, is pleased to announce that the Honourable Jean-Louis Baudouin, Ad.E., has recently been made an Officer of the Order of Canada for his contribution to the advancement of civil law in Canada, as a professor and a Justice of the Court of Appeal of Québec.
"Congratulations to Jean-Louis for this most prestigious award that honours his remarkable contribution to the legal field. We are proud and honoured to have him as a member of our firm," said Éric Bédard, Fasken Martineau's Managing Partner for the Québec Region.
Jean-Louis is also a member of the Royal Society of Canada, as well as other prestigious academies and associations. Over the years, he has received honoris causa doctorates from various universities in Canada, France and Belgium. He is also the recipient of numerous honours and awards, such as the Grand Officer medal of the Ordre national du Québec, as well the Canadian Bar Association's Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Law in recognition of his outstanding contribution to legal scholarship in Canada.
The Order of Canada, one of the country's highest civilian honours, was established in 1967, during Canada's centennial year. It recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation.
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