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Edward Béchard-Torres

514 934-7743
Assistant: Roxanne Rioux
514 935-4460 extension 238

Languages: French, English and Spanish

Quebec Bar — 2016

Edward joined IMK in September 2016, after having completed a clerkship at the Supreme Court of Canada with the Honourable Suzanne Côté. In the course of his studies,
he obtained a Masters of Law from the University of Cambridge, with a concentration in public international law. He has also worked as a student-at-law and stagiaire in
a national law firm.

Edward has a strong interest for contractual and shareholder disputes. He is equally interested in questions of private international law, constitutional law, civil and political liberties, as well as social and economic rights. In his practice, he also promotes the resort to alternative dispute resolution.


B.C.L./LL.B., (Dean’s Honor List), minor in Economics, McGill University, 2013
LL.M. (First-Class Honours), University of Cambridge, England, 2014


Law Clerk to the Honourable Suzanne Côté, at the Supreme court of Canada, 2015-2016
Law Clerk (part-time) to the Honourable Pierre J. Dalphond, at the Quebec Court of Appeal, 2012-2013


Canadian Bar Association
Young Bar Association of Montreal

Professional activities

Pro Bono Ontario (Assistance Program to Self-Represented Litigants seeking Leave to Appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada) (2017-2018)