Mathieu Lévesque is the regional leader of BLG’s banking litigation group in Montreal. He is a trusted adviser to leading financial institutions in the Canadian market. Mathieu’s areas of practice include banking litigation, class actions, bankruptcy and insolvency and financial restructuring. He also specialises in bills of exchange issues, complex commercial insolvencies, cross-border restructuring and enforcement and ranking of priorities and security. He has appeared before all levels of court, including the Superior Court and the Court of Appeal of Quebec and the Supreme Court of Canada. He also has trial experience in matters pertaining to the protection of personal information and privacy before the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal. He advises financial institutions, through their legal and special accounts management groups, on a wide array of issues, as well as trustees and accounting firms. He also represents banks in files involving payments systems, as well as litigation related to fraud and the misappropriation of funds.