Languages: French and English
Law Society of Upper Canada — 2013
Quebec Bar — 2015
Francis joined IMK in 2014, after having completed his Master of Law at the University of Cambridge. In the course of his studies, he was a member of the winning teams of the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition and the Oxford French Law Moot. He was a law clerk to the Honourable Marc Noël of the Federal Court of Appeal.
Francis developed a marked interest in administrative law, constitutional law and intellectual property. He represents a wide range of clients, from individuals to large public and private corporations. In particular, he has acquired valuable experience in injunctive remedies.
Aircelle SAS et al. c. Bombardier Inc. et al.: Aircelle SAS et al. in a $95 million lawsuit for abusive termination of a supplier contract for the aviation Learjet 85 program.
Tugliq Énergie S.A.R.L. v. Stolt LNGaz Inc.: Represented several named defendants in injunction proceedings brought before the Superior Court involving a liquefied natural gas facility in Bécancour Quebec.
Ludmer et al. v. Canada Revenue Agency: Ludmer in an action taken against the CRA for abusive conduct during the course of an audit and reassessment.
Multiver Ltée v. Wood et al.: Multiver in an action in damages against directors of a bankrupt company.
LL.M. (International Law), Cambridge University, Queens’ College, 2014
J.D. (magna cum laude), University of Ottawa, 2012
LL.L., (magna cum laude), University of Ottawa, 2011
Law Clerk to the Honourable Marc Noël, at the Federal Court of Appeal, 2012-2013
Association du Barreau canadien
Association du Jeune Barreau de Montréal
Member of the Montreal Liaison Committee with the Federal Court of Appeal and the Federal Court (2017-current)
Member of the Board of Directors of Tyndale St. Georges Community Centre (2017-current)
Rania El-Alloul c. PGQ : la place des symboles religieux dans nos tribunaux, Université d’Ottawa, novembre 2015