Ottawa-Based Business Lawyer, Hugues Boisvert Selected as a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum and Curator of Its Local Hub

Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA

OTTAWA, July 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HazloLaw Managing Partner, Hugues Boisvert, has been selected as a member of the prestigious Global Shapers community established by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Mr. Boisvert's nomination was the result of a highly competitive selection process where his experience as an international business lawyer, a serial entrepreneur and an active participant in bettering and building the National Capital Region, demonstrated he was a natural candidate for the Global Shapers. In addition to his Shaper nomination, Mr. Boisvert was also elected as the Curator of the Ottawa Hub, an important role that furthers enhances the Hub's role in the local community.

Global Shapers is an exclusive community formed by the WEF, a Geneva-based non-profit organization best known for its Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Shapers are exceptional achievers in their potential field who drive to make a positive contribution to their communities. Shapers are organized in a network of local hubs based in each major city around the world. The Hubs undertake events and activities that generate a positive impact within their local community.

"I am honoured to be selected to the Global Shapers community and as Curator of our local hub. As Curator, I will work with other Shapers to design, develop and implement an innovative community project to improve the quality of life of the citizens of the National Capital," said Mr. Boisvert.
Mr. Boisvert is also the Founder and Managing Partner of HazloLaw, a leading Business Law firm headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. HazloLaw provides entrepreneurs around the world with strategic, effective and tailored solutions for their business and legal needs.  

In addition to his outstanding reputation as a business lawyer, Mr. Boisvert has demonstrated a strong commitment to helping his community through the organization and participation in professional and social organizations. His recent appointment as Chair of Business Development on the United Way Campaign Cabinet, focused his energies on raising local and national corporate donations to assist in the achievement of this year's funding target. He co-founded the Southam Club of the National Art Center of Canada, which brings together a dynamic group of leaders through arts and culture. Mr. Boisvert is also a business partner of The Entrepreneurship Centre, an initiative of Invest Ottawa.

Follow Hugues Boisvert
Website -
Blog -  
Linked In -
Twitter -  

About HazloLaw

HazloLaw, a leading Canadian Business law firm headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, provides entrepreneurs and business owners with strategic, effective and tailored solutions for their legal and business needs. HazloLaw lawyers are recognized for providing superior counsel and guidance to entrepreneurs, business owners and their families in a wide range of industries - locally, nationally and internationally. For more information, visit

The HazloLaw Professional Corporation logo is available at

About The World Economic Forum (WEF)

The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.  Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation in 1971, and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is tied to no political, partisan or national interests. For more information, visit

A photo accompanying this release is available at:

Logo HazloLaw High Res FINAL Hugues Boisvert Nov 2011

Contact Data