LIS is a legal services, research, writing and publishing firm. Its president, Samuel Bachand, a lawyer, is involved in several areas of public law and government affairs.
Over the course of his 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 waste management companies, municipalities, religious corporations and interest groups.
Samuel holds degrees from Osgoode Hall Law School and the Université de Montréal Faculty of Law. He is a laureate of local and international oratorical competitions. From 2012 to 2016, he had the privilege of coaching the McGill University team at the Laskin moot, a Canada-wide competition in administrative and constitutional law. From 2012 to 2020, he taught at the University of Montreal, including Civil Liberties (charters and human rights), Oral and Written Advocacy, and Torts.
Samuel will join in the 2023 edition of the JurisClasseur in constitutional law as the author of the revised Booklet 1 – The Legal and Political Constitution of Canada: Concepts, Sources and Principles (in French only).