Julia Qian Wang and Jean Tessier have joined Bennett Jones as partners in the firm's newest office in Montréal. Julia advises clients on all aspects of Canadian domestic and international tax law. Jean is a recognized advisor in M&A, private equity and corporate finance providing comprehensive insights in support of his client’s business objectives.
"Joining Bennett Jones is a new and exciting opportunity to help build a Montréal office with a national business law firm and help clients grow in Québec's dynamic economy and around the world," says Julia.
Her practice has a particular focus on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, investment funds, tax planning and tax litigation. Julia also provides advice with respect to the establishment of fund structures, including private equity and venture capital funds, and investments by and in such funds. She is fluent in English, French and Mandarin.
Jean says, "I am thrilled to join the deep roster of Bennett Jones' business law group as we expand and bring a new level of service to clients in M&A, private equity and corporate finance in Québec."
Jean has extensive experience advising private and publicly-listed clients in a variety of industries and sectors on significant transformational transactions. He advises private equity and venture capital clients at each stage of the investment lifecycle from fund formation to fund financing, acquisitions and investments, management of portfolio companies and divestiture strategies.
He is ranked in Chambers Canada Guide 2024 in Corporate/Commercial. Jean is fluent in French and English.
About Bennett Jones
Bennett Jones is one of Canada’s premier business law firms and home to 500 lawyers and business advisors. With deep experience in complex transactions and litigation matters, the firm is well equipped to advise businesses and investors with Canadian ventures and connect Canadian businesses and investors with opportunities around the world. Serving clients since 1922, we are proud to be the firm that businesses trust with their most complex legal matters.