Montréal (August 12, 2016) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP is pleased to announce that Hugo Babos-Marchand is joining the Banking and Financial Services and Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Restructuring groups in its Montréal office.

Mr. Babos-Marchand's practice focuses primarily on bankruptcy and insolvency law and encompasses banking and commercial law litigation, including extraordinary remedies, shareholders' disputes and enforcement of foreign judgments. Hugo regularly acts for various financial institutions, trustees and receivers, corporations and shareholders. He has represented clients before all levels of courts in Québec as well as before the Federal Court.

"It is a pleasure to welcome Hugo to the firm," said Sean Weir, BLG's national managing partner and CEO. "He has developed a particular expertise and has taken part in numerous matters in the context of proceedings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. His experience will complement our team's bench strength in banking litigation."

"We are delighted that Hugo is joining our Banking and Financial Services Group," stated David C. Whelan, QC, BLG's national group head, Specialized Business Law. "His experience with national and international clients across a wide range of industry sectors will add depth to our stellar team."

Mr. Babos-Marchand completed a master's degree in law at McGill University in 2010, for which he was awarded the Aubrey-Senez Bursary. His master's project dealt with the incorporation of Norwich orders in Québec judicial law. Hugo also teaches a course on Priorities and Hypothecs at the École du Barreau du Québec.

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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a leading, national, full-service Canadian law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property solutions for our clients. BLG is one of the country’s largest law firms with more than 725 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in five cities across Canada. We assist clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing to trademark and patent registration.

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