Nicola is a lawyer partner with the firm BCF. As a recognized leader who is admired by everyone, he is considered one of Quebec’s leading specialists in the field of labour and employment law, as well as human rights law and administrative law. A member of the Bar since 1983, he has been a partner of major national firms and has taught at several Quebec universities, namely with Faculties of Law, Faculties of Management, and the Barreau du Québec. Having received the Advocatus Emeritus (Ad.E.) distinction from the Quebec Bar, he has co-authored two major works about labour standards, and has contributed to several research papers and given various conferences on complex timely subjects.
Nicola is very involved in his community. Among other things, he founded the Cool Taxi organization in 2010 and spearheaded the National Impaired Driving Prevention Week, which was adopted by the House of Commons, with the first week taking place from March 18-24, 2018. He was elected to the House of Commons in 2015, and served on the Standing Committee on National Security. A graduate of Université de Sherbrooke and Columbia University, Nicola has received numerous distinctions from his peers and has been listed in the country’s most prestigious legal directories on several occasions.