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Édith Jacques

Édith Jacques



  • Business Transactions / Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Energy and Natural Resources and the Plan Nord
  • Commercial
  • Energy and Natural Resources

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Lavery Lawyers
Quebec, Canada



Édith Jacques is a partner in Montréal?s Business law group. She specializes in mergers and acquisitions, commercial law, as well as international law and acts as business and strategic consultant to mid- and large-size companies.

Ms. Jacques regularly represents private companies in a wide range of transactions, including the acquisition and sale of businesses and the negotiation of  distribution, supply, and manufacturing agreements for both the domestic and international markets. She also represents businesses in the implementation of structures and commercial agreements enabling them to expand into other countries.

Ms. Jacques also acts as strategic advisor to firms, helping them to implement business structures supporting their growth while managing and controlling risk. Her comprehensive vision of her clients? corporate and commercial structure, risks, and objectives enables her to offer strategic advice adapted to their specific needs.

Ms. Jacques also supports clients in the development of new products and distribution networks and the management and implementation of projects.

She plays an active role in companies in the manufacturing and energy sectors.

Ms. Jacques is known for her versatility, common sense, and pragmatic approach to a wide variety of commercial matters.

Professional and community activities

  • Active in several sports, community, and social organizations


  • Major in administration, Université Laval, 1998 
  • LL.B., Université Laval, 1994
Areas of Practice

Business Transactions / Mergers and Acquisitions | Commercial | Energy and Natural Resources | Energy and Natural Resources and the Plan Nord | Financing and Financial Services | Mergers and Acquisitions | Private equity, venture capital and investment management | Technology and Entertainment | Technology, Entertainment and Intellectual Property

Professional Career

Professional Associations

    Canadian Bar Association

Member of the Board of directors of Lavery
Vice-Chairman and member of the Board of directors of Manufacturiers et exportateurs du Québec
Member of the Board of directors of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters
Member of the Quebec caucus of CanWEA

Professional Activities and Experience

  • Best Lawyers 2019
  • Best Lawyers 2020


  • Protecting your trade-marks from Facebook usernames
  • Legal newsletter for business entrepreneurs and executives, Number 4
  • Exporting to the United States: C-TPAT Portal 2.0

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