Gowling WLG Welcomes New Montréal Partner Mathieu Lévesque

Gowling WLG is pleased to announce the arrival of Mathieu Lévesque as its newest partner.

Mathieu is a partner in the Commercial Litigation Group in Gowling WLG’s Montréal office. He is also a member of the firm’s Financial Institutions & Services and Restructuring & Insolvency groups.

Mathieu joins Gowling WLG from a national law firm, where he worked for nearly 20 years as a trusted adviser to the leading financial institutions in the Canadian market.

As an experienced lawyer whose practice focuses on a range of complex banking litigation, which includes the defense of class actions, as well as bankruptcy and insolvency, and financial restructuring, Mathieu brings practical sector knowledge and a strategic business perspective to all his client engagements.

Working closely with financial institutions and consulting firms, Mathieu advises litigation groups and special account managers on a broad array of issues. He also represents banks in payment system-related matters and in litigation involving fraud, fraudulent transfers and misappropriation of funds. Additionally, Mathieu is a sought-after adviser to the Canadian Bankers Association, leveraging his extensive knowledge and experience to provide valuable insights.

“We’re thrilled to have Mathieu join Gowling WLG, and I know his experience working with Canada’s leading financial institutions, in particular, is going to be a big asset for our clients,” said Pierre Pilote, firm managing partner of Gowling WLG’s Montréal office. “His combined skillset and industry acumen will be a great addition to our financial services practice, complementing the strengths and breadth of our team.”

About Gowling WLG’s Commercial Litigation Group
As longstanding legal advisers to corporate Canada – from public and private companies to startups, national corporations and other market participants – we’ve handled some of the most challenging, high-profile litigation files in recent years and know what it takes to get you the best result. Learn more about our Commercial Litigation Group.