Karl Boulanger is an associate in our litigation group in Montréal. His practice covers civil and commercial disputes as well as professional liability, particularly shareholder disputes, medical law, class actions, construction law and contractual disputes.
Karl regularly acts before the courts, particularly in extraordinary cases, both in applications and in defence. He has represented clients in the following mandates:
- Representation of a minority shareholder and officer of a company operating internationally in the context of an oppression action;
- Representation of a shareholder in an arbitration to obtain the forced repurchase of his shares as well as the homologation/contestation of an arbitration award;
- Representation of a European cosmetics company in the context of an injunction action to stop the illegal use of its products by a former distributor located in Québec;
- Representation of many contractors in the context of claims against or instituted by subcontractors or clients in the context of construction projects.
Prior to his law studies, Karl studied police technology, where he developed a strong interest in situations requiring immediate attention and complex issues.
In 2019, Karl obtained a bachelor’s degree in law as well as a 2nd degree in business management from Université de Sherbrooke. As part of his studies, he co-founded UniversDroit, a platform for mutual assistance and student collaboration, as well as the Diversity Committee of his faculty, and also served as Chair of the Business and Investment Law Committee. Karl received numerous awards for his academic commitment and for the quality of his academic record, having been named to the dean's list throughout his studies.
In addition to his professional career, Karl has been involved with the Montréal Pride Festival as a member of the Board of Directors since 2018, contributing to the promotion of the largest Francophone festival celebrating sexual and gender diversity.
Karl was called to the Québec Bar in 2020, and is a member of the Bar of Montreal and the Young Bar of Montreal.