Criminal Law and Penal


Lavery is the only major law firm in Québec which has incorporated within their infrastructure a team of criminal and penal lawyers as part of its multidisciplinary team. Lavery’s group of professionals have built an excellent reputation in criminal and penal law  based on their decades of invaluable experience. 


All matters regarding criminal or penal law including:

  • Fraud and theft charges
  • Forgery
  • Secret commissions
  • Telemarketing
  • Breach of trust
  • Impaired driving
  • Spousal abuse or other forms of assault, threats, and criminal harassment
  • Shoplifting
  • Drug offences
  • Mischief
  • Penal charges under federal or provincial legislation such as the Competition Act (antitrust) and Consumer Protection Act
  • Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act ( C.F.P.O.A.)
  • Witness support in criminal and penal cases
  • Advice to clients on filing complaints with police
  • Orders for restitution to individuals or corporations (including insurance companies) in criminal cases
  • Assistance to lawyers in non-criminal cases involving disputes or the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  • Search and seizure matters
  • Any charges against corporations