Francois R. Achim, Lawyer, LL.B, MBA
Francois Achim is a lawyer and senior investigator working with the firm. He ensures the legal compliance of the firm’s investigation files and legal opinions. He completed his master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) as well as a graduate degree in alternative dispute resolution. His career is rich in experience in the management of human resources and of conflicts arising therefrom.
He worked for ten years as general counsel and director of human resources for a high-growth technology company with a multicultural workforce coming from 120 different countries. Through this experience and others, he has implemented policies to address workplace violence and harassment. His expertise has often been sought out to help put in place strategies to manage organizational change in matters or corporate reorganizations or mergers and acquisition.
As a lawyer, he has represented various companies and non-profit organizations before various courts for several labour related matters, namely constructive dismissal and unjust termination cases. He also acted as a workplace violence and harassment investigator for organizations of all sizes.