The team of professionals in the sector of business law works closely with our clients for the creation and expansion of private companies, for profit or non-profit, and supports long term planning for a sustainable business. This collaboration extends to any service required by directors, managers and partners. The constant search of preventive actions and legal solutions to meet our clients’ requirements ensures that our clients meet their objectives. When required, we represent our clients before Quebec courts of law, federal courts, the Supreme Court, administrative tribunals and in commercial arbitrations.

Our experience allows us to meet the needs of businesses of all sizes and to offer quality services by joining forces with certified public accountants, forensic accountants and taxation experts when required.

Commercial and Corporate Law

In meeting the needs of its clients, Monty Sylvestre stands apart through its expertise and the diversity of services offered. Our team of professionals can advise on the creation of businesses, updates, corporate reorganization or any other need. Rigorous management and careful planning of the process allow for concluding transactions in an efficient manner within budgets and established timelines.

Types of intervention:

  • Bankruptcy;
  • Business Contracts (Distribution Contract, Technological Transfer, Sub-Contracting);
  • Capitalisation;
  • Commercial Lease;
  • Commercial Litigation;
  • Confidentiality Agreement;
  • Corporate Reorganization;
  • Drafting of Credit Agreements and Collateral Security;
  • Financial Structuring: Chattel Mortgages, Land Mortgages, Debenture and Other Securities;
  • Franchising;
  • Incorporations;
  • Injunction;
  • Liquidation and Dissolution;
  • Merger, Sale or Acquisition of Businesses;
  • Negotiation of Business Agreements;
  • Partnership, Limited Partnership or Other;
  • Remedy in Accordance with the Business Corporations Act;
  • Remedy In Accordance with the Canada Business Corporations Act;
  • Remedy in Accordance with the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act;
  • Remedy in Accordance with the Companies Act part III;
  • Remedy in Damages and Breach of Contract;
  • Securities;
  • Shareholder Agreement;
  • Trust Law.

Intellectual Property

The section specialized in intellectual property deals principally with contractual and litigious aspects of patents, trademarks (including their registration) copyrights, industrial drawings, licences and trade secrets. We have a trademark agent in our Sherbrooke team. In order to offer a complete range of services, we have service agreements with large trademark agents firms.

Types of Intervention:

  • Advice on Regulation, Labelling and Advertising;
  • Commercial Contract Related to Intellectual Property;
  • Confidentiality Agreement;
  • Domain Names and Internet;
  • Licence Agreement;
  • Litigation Related to Intellectual Property;
  • Litigation on Counterfeiting;
  • Management of Intellectual Property;
  • Trademarks Registration.

Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Reorganization

The professionals working in this area work with financial institutions, trustees, creditors and debtors. Strategies adapted to our clients’ needs are developed in accordance with the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act or the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act.

Types of Intervention:

  • Asset Protection Structure;
  • Business Reorganization;
  • Financing and Taking Securities in a Context of Insolvency;
  • Judicial Possession;
  • Legal Advice to Creditors and Debtors;
  • Merger and Acquisition in a Context of Insolvency;
  • Plan of Arrangement;
  • Realization of a Security;
  • Representation of Trustees and Creditors.


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Sherbrooke (Quebec) J1H 6E9

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