MONTREAL, April 5, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Miller Thomson and Le 1000, an Ivanhoé Cambridge property, are proud to announce that the law firm's move to 1000 De La Gauchetière is complete. The rented office space, accompanied by a 15-year-lease, comprises a total of 4,550 m 2 (49,000 ft 2) on two-and-a-half floors of this prestigious building.
Founded in 1952 by Georges A. Pouliot under Pouliot Mercure as one of the first francophone commercial law firms to offer services to the Montreal business community, it was also one of the first to later establish itself in the heart of Montreal's current downtown.
During the 1990s, the law firm set up a vast network of partners across Canada, the United States, Mexico and Europe. In 2005, Pouliot Mercure merged with Miller Thomson to become an integral part of the major law firm.
Prior to moving, Miller Thomson's new offices underwent a spectacular interior redesign in order to offer employees a very modern space featuring cutting-edge technology in one of Montreal's most-sought after buildings that has contributed to making the metropolis a world-class place of business.About Miller Thomson Located in the heart of the city's business district, the Montreal office counts 60 professionals including two notaries and ten paralegals. The firm offers a full range of legal services and serves leading businesses in all sectors. Its advice, advocacy skills and expertise benefit public and private organizations, financial institutions and entrepreneurs. At Miller Thomson, the professional environment is continually focused on our clients. For more information, please visit millerthomson.com. About Ivanhoé Cambridge Ivanhoé Cambridge is a world-class real estate company that leverages its high-level expertise in all aspects of real estate including investment, development, asset management, leasing and operations, to deliver an optimal return for its investors. Through its multiple subsidiaries, its assets in more than 20 countries are valued at over Cdn$35 billion as at December 31, 2012. Ivanhoé Cambridge is a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec ( lacaisse.com), one of Canada's leading institutional fund managers. For more information, visit ivanhoecambridge.com. SOURCE Ivanhoé Cambridge Image with caption: "Spectacular redesign of Miller Thomson's new offices at 1000 De La Gauchetière, property of Ivanhoé Cambridge. (CNW Group/Ivanhoé Cambridge)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130405_C3001_PHOTO_EN_25258.jpg