Bernard Gravel

Bernard Gravel

T 514 840-9765
F 450 906-3880
bgravel@dexar.ca

A highly experienced barrister, Bernard is involved in restructuring and reorganization files related to setting-up and realizing guarantees. He represents a varied clientele made up of businesses and public and banking institutions in a wide range of commercial and sometimes civil disputes, for which he pleads before first instance and appeal courts.

Over the last 30 years, Bernard has developed considerable know-how in the field of bankruptcy and insolvency law, while also becoming involved in various restructuring and asset realization cases. Bernard has been involved in various major insolvency cases, such as that of Société Gaspésia Inc., and more recently, in the Corporation Sino-Forest case. Today, he continues to represent institutions, such as Farm Credit Canada and the Business Development Bank of Canada in various restructuring and reorganization cases.

With regard to businesses, Bernard acts as strategic planning advisor and works towards solving any conflict that may arise in the course of the daily management of business.

Year of call to the Quebec Bar

1980

Education

Université de Montréal – Licentiate in Laws (LL.L.), 1979

Areas of practice

Civil and commercial litigation

Insolvency and restructuring

Banking law

Banking and private financing

Construction law

Professional associations

Canadian Bar Association, Insolvency Section

Association des gens d’affaires de Boucherville (AGAB)