Jacques Laurent

Jacques Laurent Ad. E.


Executive Summary

Jacques Laurent practises in the areas of business law, corporate governance, energy and telecommunications, as well as in administrative law. Jacques represents many companies, acting as their counsel and advising them on legal and business matters. He obtained the ICD-D Designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors in 2006, and was appointed QC in 1990.

Representative Work

  • As a member of the boards of various public corporations over the past 25 years, has acquired significant expertise in corporate governance.
  • Has participated in the creation of many corporate governance committees and the drafting of their charters and those of other committees of the board.
  • Has extensive experience in business law and has pleaded before all courts having jurisdiction in Québec, including the Supreme Court of Canada, and before numerous tribunals, boards and commissions in Québec as well as in Canada.
  • Has also been involved in the entertainment field, advising major Canadian, French and American film distributors and producers.

Publications & Presentations

  • Has participated as a speaker in high-level meetings and seminars, including the meeting of the Global Business Forum in Banff, Alberta; meetings of the E7 Summit in Tokyo and Washington, DC; sessions of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and in New York; the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg; and the International Energy Forum of the Conference of Montréal.

Rankings & Recognitions

  • ​Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ 5 out of 5 Peer Review Rated.