Founders

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I.J. Charness, Q.C.

Founder


I.J. founded the firm in 1925, and it is one of the oldest in Quebec. He instilled in it his conviction that “Every client, no matter the size is comprised of people who must be treated as we would want to be treated ourselves.” This policy of personalized service is followed to this day.


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Gerald N.F. Charness

Founder


B.A., B.C.L., Barrister and Solicitor, Former Deputy Mayor of Montreal and long-time City Councillor. Gerald was honoured by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth with the Queen’s Silver Anniversary medal.  A renowned litigator, he represented clients the world over, in all levels of the judicial system.