Co-Founder and Chairman
A senior partner of a successful and dynamic Montreal law firm, Howard specializes in business and technology law. Howard has helped distinguish his law firm from others by successfully implementing within his firm a forward-looking environment that is responsive to the changing demands of a global high-tech marketplace. Howard counts among his own clients several high-profile companies which he had helped raise and incubate from start-up to publicly traded status.
Howard lends to CorporationCentre.ca special business acumen with his extensive knowledge and resources gained through his involvement with a legal products business, namely Legal-Ease Forms Inc. Howard was instrumental in conceiving and implementing the idea of selling and distributing standard legal form contracts through several major national retailers, including Staples, PriceCostco, and Chapters.
Howard holds common law and civil law degrees from McGill University. He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the same university, and is a member of the Quebec Bar Association.
LIONEL J. PEREZ
President and CEO
With a unique background in the legal and IT industry, Lionel Perez has been vital in launching CorporationCentre.ca. Lionel currently oversees operations and business development. An attorney, Lionel was responsible of ensuring that CorporationCentre.ca’ technology, products and services comply with the legislative requirements of all Canadian jurisdictions.
Prior to CorporationCentre.ca, Lionel practiced corporate, commercial and information technology law with a technology law firm servicing Internet start-ups and publicly traded corporations. Lionel has also been instrumental in the business development of an Internet-based human resource consulting firm specializing in the information technology, telecommunication and multimedia industries.
Lionel holds a common law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto and a civil law degree from the Université de Montréal. He also holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts from Concordia University, and is a member of the Quebec Bar Association.