André Vautour



André Vautour practices in the fields of corporate and commercial law and is particularly interested in corporate governance, strategic alliances, joint ventures, investment funds and mergers and acquisitions of private corporations. He also serves as honorary consul of Denmark in Montreal and was Lavery’s chair of the board of Directors from 2012 to 2016.

Mr. Vautour practises in the field of technology law (drafting technology development and transfer agreements, licensing agreements, distribution agreements, outsourcing agreements, and e-commerce agreements).

He has had the opportunity to work regularly with companies in the financial, printing, pharmaceutical, railway, computer and energy sectors.

Mr. Vautour has given many lectures on subjects related to his fields of expertise. He has also written numerous articles on various aspects of business law. 



  • The Canadian Legal LEXPERT® Directory in the field of Mergers & Acquisitions and Infrastructure Law, 2022
  • The Canadian Legal LEXPERT® Directory in the field of Corporate Commercial Law, 2021
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada in the fields of Corporate law, Energy Law, Private funds law, Information Technology law, Intellectual property law and Technology law, since 2011
  • Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers, Private funds law, 2018
  • Lexpert Special Edition on Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers as leading lawyers in the field of Infrastructure, 2017
  • The Canadian Legal LEXPERT® Directory in the field of Computer and IT law, 2009-2011 and since 2016
  • Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers, Technology law (2011, 2013, 2016)
  • The Canadian Legal LEXPERT® Directory in the field of Technology transactions, since 2009
Best Lawyer of the year 2016
Acritas Stars survey 2017
Lawyers of the Year 2018
Best Lawyer of the Year 2021
Best Lawyers 2022
Lexpert 2022


  • MBA, McGill University, 1990 
  • LL.L. (summa cum laude), University of Ottawa, 1982

Boards and Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association 
  • Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada) 
  • Association des MBA du Québec (AMBAQ)
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