Colas Moreira Kazandjian Zikovsky LLP (CMKZ) is a law firm founded in 2008 by a group of highly specialized lawyers in business law and international trade law. The founding vision was clear from the beginning: advise globally and guide locally. Since then, CMKZ has been assisting Canadian exporters and other entrepreneurs in their conquest of international markets and assists international businesses in their constitution, start-up and operations in Canada. CMKZ’s lawyers are multilingual -they can communicate in 14 different languages- and are in direct contact with most international markets. They assist their clients in taking on the challenges of a globalised economy with their cutting edge business strategies that meet today’s needs and anticipate the world of tomorrow.

Attorney & Partner
Attorney & Partner
Attorney & Partner
Attorney, Mediator & Arbitrator
Honorary Member of CMKZ


Guide businesses internationally

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We help our clients access foreign markets, negotiate and draft international contracts and establish a foothold in these markets. With extensive business experience, acquired by supporting various businesses and governmental organisations in the United States, in Latin America, in Western and Eastern Europe, in the Middle East, in Asia and in Africa, CMKZ is a highly strategic and qualified partner that minimizes the customary risks in an operation abroad and maximises our clients’ chances of success across borders. We are member of World Link for Law.

Assist companies in doing business in Canada


Canada and Quebec offer many business opportunities and give a privileged access to vast hemispheric markets. Well established in Montreal’s downtown area, our law firm has a strong reputation in supporting foreign and national clients with regard to the import and marketing of their products and services in Canada, as well as in the implantation of their companies and activities in the country.

Taking advantage of international treaties

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CMKZ provides a unique expertise in the implementation of an increasing number of international treaties binding Canada in all areas, particularly trade, investments and taxation. Our firm acts as an advisor to countries engaged is structural and regulatory reforms. Finally, CMKZ’s lawyers are called upon by organizations, such as the World Trade Organization (WTO), or others engaged in the implementing of free trade agreements, including the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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