LIS s.a.



LIS is a legal consulting and litigation firm. Its director, Samuel Bachand, is a member of the law societies of Ontario and Québec. He is active mainly in the fields of public law and government affairs. He is also entrusted with corporate governance mandates by real estate development and management companies, and not-for-profit organizations.

Samuel recently acted as advisor to a government-appointed panel, respecting potential human rights reforms in provincial legislation. He has given numerous lectures and interviews on issues of public law and fundamental freedoms. He is consulted on legislative and regulatory reform, institutional policy development, contract review and dispute prevention and resolution.

Over the course of his legal career, Samuel has advised and represented, before trial and appeal courts, major corporations such as Hydro-Québec, Lafarge Canada, TELUS, Vidéotron, Aéroports de Montréal, Développement de l’Aéroport Saint-Hubert-de-Longueuil, as well as environmental service companies, municipalities, religious corporations and interest groups.

Samuel holds degrees from Osgoode Hall Law School and the Université de Montréal Faculty of Law. From 2012 to 2016, he had the privilege of coaching the McGill University team at the Canada-wide Laskin competition in administrative and constitutional law. From 2012 to 2020, he taught at Université de Montréal, including Fundamental Rights & Freedoms, Oral and Written Advocacy, and Torts.