E. Paul Legault specializes in international business, trade and investment and competition law.

Paul advises European manufacturing and service businesses regarding investments, market exploitation, and operational matters in North America.

He spent the initial part of his career litigating tort law before the Common law courts at all levels, acting for the most part on behalf of insurers in product liability matters, and before the Federal Court in competition law matters.

Between 1979 and 1989, he was a lecturer in civil law and an examiner at the Québec Bar admission course.

He is also invited guest as a lecturer at International Summer Schools organized by law departments of the Université de Montréal (Canada), Università degli Studi di Milano (Italy), Sofia University (Bulgaria) and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece) on topics related to bilateral and multilateral economic agreements.

Paul is a regular keynote speaker at business forum events on doing business in Canada sponsored by the Canadian Embassy and Consulate, the Confindustria and Italian chambers of commerce, in major Italian cities.

The Italian and Canadian International Trade ministries entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with regard to developing and strengthening industrial alliances and created in 2002 the Canada Italy Business Council. It appointed Paul as its Co-President dealing with his Italian counterpart.

Paul is fluent in French, English and Italian.