Our mediation services help parties find solutions in preventing and managing disputes and litigations. With a solid experience as mediator, litigator, director and consultant for local and international clients, Mr. Blais adapts the mediation process to each unique situation.
In the context of disputes or litigations that require decision-making authority, our arbitration services provide a binding decision within a reasonable period of time.
Whether in civil, commercial or labour issues, we guide you through the legal implications. In a language that you understand, we provide a clear view of your rights and obligations for each case.
In a world of rapid change and increased business complexity, organizations face multiple challenges. These challenges include developing appropriate strategies to drive growth and increase competitive advantage, developing skills to use Big Data efficiently, preparing for change, managing projects and implementing best practices for corporate governance.
We are there to help you overcome these challenges. We are recognized for our expertise and business skills, and our ability to deliver practical, innovative and cost-effective solutions tailored to our clients' needs.
Please note that we are able to provide the vast majority of our services remotely, notably by virtual tools. Our IT system ensure that we can provide our services in a secure and confidential manner.
Simon Blais is an attorney, accredited mediator and arbitrator. He also hold a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Durham University, United Kingdom.
In the course of his practice, Me Blais acts mainly as a mediator in civil, commercial and labour issues. He assists parties in the process of alternative dispute resolution. He acts notably in disputes resolution between shareholders, directors, officers, employees and stakeholders. In addition, he assists the parties in negotiating agreements and commercial partnerships.
Mr. Blais also acts as an arbitrator in civil and commercial litigation at the provincial, national and international levels. He also acts as an arbitrator, chair and member of adjudicative committees for disputes and complaints within sports and recreation federations.
In addition, Me Blais acts as legal advisor and external consultant for several organizations notably in litigation, corporate organization, governance, international development and project management.
Prior to his practice within Blais Legal Services Inc., Me Blais was the Founder and Managing Director of Stratco International Limited, a business consulting firm based in Barbados. He was then advising his international clientele on a variety of business and organizational issues.
Me Blais has practiced as an attorney during several years within private firms in Montreal, advising several companies of the S&P 500 as well as smaller organizations on management and legal issues. He represented major insurers before courts in litigation matters. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Orchestre Metropolitain (Montreal, Canada) for 4 years.
- Attorney called to the Bar of Quebec (Canada), 2007
- Accredited Arbitrator by the Barreau du Quebec
- Accredited Mediator in civil, commercial and labour by the Barreau du Quebec
- Accredited Mediator of the Institute of Mediation and Arbitration of Quebec (IMAQ)
- Member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Canada (ADRIC)
- M.B.A., Durham University (United Kingdom), 2011
- LL.B., University of Montreal (Canada), 2006
- Civil and Commercial Mediation Program, University of Sherbrooke (Canada), 2019
- Member of the American Bar Association (ABA), (Dispute Resolution and Business Law Section)
- Member of the Association of MBAs (AMBA)
- Member of the Association of MBA of Quebec (AMBAQ)
- Member of the Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society (BGS)
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