ALEXANDRE
BIEN-AIMÉ

PARTNER

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Me Bien-Aimé is a partner at the firm. He regularly acts as lead counsel to individuals and corporations at all stages of criminal, regulatory or other government investigations. He also has experience coordinating private investigations into various forms of wrongdoing, either for internal corporate purposes or with a view of filing criminal charges with law enforcement authorities.

In the course of his practice, Me Bien-Aimé has represented clients in white-collar prosecutions, notably in regard to allegations of fraud, corruption of public officers, tax evasion and money laundering, amongst others. He has also represented clients charged with drug offences, conspiracy, sexual assault, and other crimes against the person. In 2017, the Montreal Criminal Defence Lawyers Association awarded him the Gabriel Lapointe to highlight the exceptional promise he has shown in the progress of his career.

Me Bien-Aimé graduated with a Bachelor in Civil Law and Common Law from the McGill University Faculty of Law in 2010, where he was the recipient of the John E. Crankshaw prize for excellence in criminal law. He then completed a Master of Laws degree at Harvard Law School in 2013, where his studies focused on domestic and transnational criminal law issues. He continues to be involved in university circles as a lecturer in criminal law subjects at the McGill University Faculty of Law. He is also co-author of an upcoming textbook on Criminal Procedure to be published by Emond.

Prior to practicing criminal law, Me Bien-Aimé was a law clerk to the Honourable Justice Thomas A. Cromwell at the Supreme Court of Canada and worked in corporate law firms in Montréal and New York.

He is a member of the Bars of Québec, New York and Trinidad and Tobago.

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Québec, 2010
  • Trinidad and Tobago, 2014
  • New York, 2016

EDUCATION

  • McGill University Faculty of Law – BCL, LLB, 2010
  • Harvard Law School – LLM, 2013
  • Hugh Wooding Law School – LEC, 2014 (certificate of eligibility for admission to practice law in the Commonwealth Caribbean

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • International Bar Association – Member of the business crime and anti-corruption committees

LANGUAGES

  • French
  • English
  • Haitian Creole

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