This section keeps you up-to-date on the latest news and upcoming public appearances of Lavery professionals.
Valérie Belle-Isle, an associate of the Public and Administrative Law group, spoke at the Strategic Day on Administrative Law, held on April 26 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Montréal. Entitled Les 5 incontournables de la Cour suprême du Canada en droit administratif, Ms. Belle-Isle reviewed the top 5 administrative law decisions rendered last year by the Supreme Court, and highlighted the approaches adopted by the different Supreme Court judges with respect to the judicial review of decisions by administrative tribunals.
Marie Cossette, the partner responsible for the Corporate and Business Integrity and Public and Administrative Law groups for the Québec City office, and Charlotte Fortin, a lawyer in the Public and Administrative Law group, participated in the Strategic Day on Disciplinary Law organized by Open Forum and held at the Hyatt Regency in Montréal on April 25. Marie Cossette, honorary chair, discussed the role of the board of directors of a professional order in light of Bill 98, while Charlotte Fortin spoke about “The “Top 10” Decisions in Disciplinary Law in 2016”.
In the February 2017 issue of Quorum, published quarterly by the Fédération québécoise des municipalités,Valérie Belle-Isle, an associate with the Public and Administrative Law group, analyzes the evolution of a municipality’s obligation to maintain public roads. Click here to read the article on page 44.
On March 30, Julie Cousineau and Emil Vidrascu, partners of the Litigation and Conflict Resolution Group, discussed the jurisprudential trends since the coming into force of the new Code of Civil Procedure with corporate counsel. The seminar was held in Lavery’s Conference Centre in Montréal. Entitled Le nouveau code de procédure civile a un an : album de jurisprudence de sa première année de vie, the seminar was intended to inform in-house counsel about the impact of the new Code of Civil Procedure on their practice.