Pierre-L. Baribeau



Pierre-L. Baribeau acts as a strategic counsel to senior executives and boards of directors of both private and public corporations and organizations in Québec and other provinces in Canada. His practice includes providing legal advice and acting as attorney in class actions in Québec, Canada and the United States, including on civil law and Aboriginal law. He has been practising in labour/employment and health/administrative law, acting as special advisor to management on human resources and negotiating collective agreements.

Mr. Baribeau has authored many articles on labour law and health law. He co-authored the Guide des gestionnaires des accidents du travail [Industrial Accidents Management Guide].

Mr. Baribeau has been a guest lecturer for provincial and national organizations, such as the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines et en relations industrielles agréés du Québec, the Société des experts en évaluation médico-légale du Québec, the Association des médecins en milieu de travail, the Quebec Bar, the Canadian Institute, Insight, the Association québécoise d’établissements de santé et de services sociaux and the Chambre de commerce du Québec.

Professional and community activities

  • Administrator of the Corporation of Catholic Entities Party to the Indian Residential Schools Settlement (CCEPIRSS)
  • Member of the Dean's advisory committee of the Faculty of Medicine of the Université de Montréal, since 2006
  • Chairman of the Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers in Quebec City, September 2005
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Boscoville 2000, a troubled youth help centre
  • Member of the board of directors of several companies, health care centres and non-profit organizations
  • Lecturer in labour law for five years at the Université de Montréal


  • Best Lawyers in Canada in the field of Labour and Employment Law, since 2006
  • The Canadian Legal LEXPERT® Directory in the fields of Employment Law and labour Relations, since 2009
  • Pro Bono-Rajpattie-Persaud Award by the Québec Branch of the Canadian Bar Association (ABC-Québec), 2013
  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, November 21, 2012
  • The LEXPERT®/ American Lawyer Media Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada in the fields of Employment Law and Labour Law, 2006
Best Lawyers 2019
Best Lawyer 2016
Lexpert ANG


  • D.S.A. (2nd cycle), HEC Montréal, 1979
  • B.C.L., McGill University, 1974
  • Member of the Barreau du Québec since 1975

Boards and Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers
  • International Bar Association
  • International Law Association
  • Quebec Society for Medicine and Law
  • International Society for Labour Law and Social Security
  • The Canadian Institute of Law and Medicine (Executive Committee, Health Law)
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