After Jean Charest was forced to retire from McCarthy Tétrault, he decided to join another law firm.
On Wednesday morning, the law firm announced on its website that Mr. Charest was retiring. “Jan wanted to continue practicing law as a partner, which is not possible after a certain age in our firm structure,” we explained.
If he is too old for McCarthy Tetro, the former prime minister, at 65, is not too old for another company, the Therrien Couture Joli-Cœur group, which announced his appointment in a full-blooded press release.
“Welcoming a lawyer of Jean Charest’s caliber makes our firm grow and brings a new dimension to our practice,” declared TCJ President and CEO Normand Therrien, before praising the former lawyer’s “energy” and “strategic qualities.” prime minister.
With equal enthusiasm, Mr. Charest, for his part, expressed that this new chapter of his career resonates with the “common thread of his career” which has been “always surrounding himself with the best talent to execute major projects.”
“We respect his decision to pursue a new chapter in his career and are grateful for his many contributions,” McCarthy Tetro wrote on his website.
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