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Mario Paul-Hus, Principal partner

Mario Paul-Hus, Principal partner

PRACTICE   |   Municipal and administrative law   |   Labor Law

BIOGRAPHY  

Mario Paul-Hus has dedicated his professional practice to municipal law. Consequently, he has worked on numerous cases involving many Quebec cities and municipalities. His experience in municipal matters is well sought after and he has worked on many real estate development cases.

His acquintance with the municipal world is an important asset for the municipalities he represents as well as for the firm's clients who work with municipalities. When faced with complex problems he formulates innovative propositions that take into account the important parameters of the municipal legislation, always finding solutions which promote the client's interest.

Me Paul-Hus is a certified ethics advisor and he has developed much useful expertise in the field of municipal contracts. He frequently represents his clients before tribunals in cases related to municipal law.

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Eric Oliver, Partner and Head of Litigation

Eric Oliver, Partner and Head of Litigation

PRACTICE   |   Litigation   |   Labor Law   |   Condominium Law

BIOGRAPHY  

Me Eric Oliver holds a Civil law B.A. from the Université de Montréal, to which he added an introductory diploma in Chinese law from the University of Political Science and Law (Bejin) as well as a Master's level specialized diploma in North American Common Law from the Université de Montréal.

Following his articling at the Bureau International du Travail ’s Cairo (Egypt) office, Me Oliver was admited to the Québec Bar in 2005. He is also a member of the Montréal Young Bar Association.

His professional practice is essentially dedicated to civil, commercial and administrative litigation including counselling, drafting of procedures and representing clients before various tribunals. Me Oliver has pleaded before the Québec Superior Court, the Québec Court of Appeals and the Federal Court, as well as various administrative tribunals.

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Éric McDevitt David

Éric McDevitt David, Partner

PRACTICE   |   Litigation   |   Energy Law   |   Construction Law   |   Class Actions

BIOGRAPHY  

Éric McDevitt David’s main areas of practice are in civil litigation, construction law, energy law, the law relating to cooperatives and in class actions. He appears before civil courts and administrative tribunals. He represents businesses, cooperatives, citizens’ groups and individuals. He is also available for arbitrations.

Mr. David is the author of several publications, one of which has been favourably cited by the Supreme Court of Canada. He has given talks on class actions for the Bar of Quebec, the Canadian Bar Association and during the National Symposium on Class Action organized by Osgoode Hall Law School. He has appeared before the media on a number of occasions.

Mr. David is President of the Class Action Section of the Quebec Branch of the Canadian Bar Association. He is also the President of the Bar of Montreal’s liaison committee with the Régie de l’énergie (the Quebec Energy Board). From 2012 to 2015, he sat on the Illegal Practice of Law committee of the Bar of Montreal. From 2008 to 2012, he sat on the bar of Montreal’s liaison committee with the Superior Court.

Trained in both Civil Law and Common Law, Mr. David acquired his experience in a national law firm and in firms specializing in litigation. He taught civil procedure at the National University of Rwanda in 1996 and 1997.

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Francis Meloche, Partner

Francis Meloche, Partner

PRACTICE   |   Labor Law   |   Litigation   |   Health Law

BIOGRAPHY  

Me Meloche earned his Bachelor of Law in 1992. He was called to the Québec Bar in 1993. For 20 years, he worked in the firm Meloche Larivière in which he developed and established sustained and close relationships with various societies and organizations in the public, semi-public and private sectors.

Francis Meloche’s practice areas are labor law, administrative law, occupational health and safety, health and social services as well as municipal law. Over the years, Francis Meloche’s has developed his expertise; he has established himself in matters of labor relations, health and social services and public law. He is often called to represent various important public institutions such as health facilities.

On top of representing health facilities and public institutions, Me Meloche has also developed an important clientele not only in labor law and occupational health and safety, but also in administrative law and in the public sector. For the past 21 years, he has been recognized as a strategic counsellor and as an experienced litigator before civil tribunals as well as administrative boards.

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Jonathan Bachir-Legault, Lawyer

Jonathan Bachir-Legault, Lawyer

PRACTICE   |   Municipal Law   |   Litigation   |   Labor Law

BIOGRAPHY  

Me Bachir-Legault's law degrees include a BA and a Common Law and Transnational law Master from the Université de Sherbrooke, as well as a Master's degree in Business law and social reponsability from the Université Lumière Lyon II (France).

Admitted to the Québec bar in 2012 following his articling in an important Montreal law firm.

In 2013, Me Bachir-Legault joined Municonseil where he practices municipal and labor law, litigation and legal consultation.

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Frédéric Legendre, Lawyer

Frédéric Legendre, Lawyer

PRACTICE   |   Civil & Commercial Litigation   |   Municipal Law   |   Construction Law

BIOGRAPHY  

Me Frédéric Legendre graduated magna cum laude from the University of Ottawa in 2016. Throughout his studies, he distinguished himself by his academic achievements, namely by appearing on the Dean’s List during his three years of law school. He also studied comparative European law while on an international student exchange at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands.

He was admitted to the Quebec Bar in July of 2017 and began his career practicing in the legal department of the Professional Liability Insurance Fund of the Barreau du Québec upon completion of his articling. He was involved in many litigious cases and was thus able to acquire a solid experience of representation before the courts.

Me Legendre joined the Municonseil team in December of 2017 and practices primarily in civil and commercial litigation as well as municipal law and construction law.

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Marwa Daher, Lawyer

Marwa Daher, Lawyer

PRACTICE   |   Civil, Criminal & Municipal Litigation

BIOGRAPHY  

Ms. Marwa Daher’s main areas of practice are civil, commercial and municipal litigation as well as penal law. Her common law and transnational law studies allow her to analyse legal issues under other Canadian provinces’ laws and regulations in order to adopt the best strategy possible for her clients. Moreover, she possesses experience before courts since she has been called to represent her clients’ interests on several occasions before different instances.

Ms. Daher graduated from the University of Sherbrooke in civil law (LL.B.) and in common law and transnational law (J.D.). She also obtained a Diploma in Criminology from the University of Ottawa. Ms. Daher was called to the Quebec Bar in 2017. She also has relevant experience within companies operating in the information and communication technologies field. Ms. Daher will assess your legal problems and offer you customized solutions.

After practicing civil, commercial and real estate law in a private firm and a large real estate company, Me Daher recently joined Municonseil’s team.

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Laurence Cléroux, Lawyer

Laurence Cléroux, Lawyer

PRACTICE   |   Civil, Commercial, Labour & Municipal Litigation

BIOGRAPHY  

In 2015, Me Cléroux obtained her Civil law B.A. with an international profile from the Université Laval. She also studied European and international law at the Law and political sciences Faculty of the Université de Montpellier, in France.

Me Cléroux was admitted to the Québec Bar in 2016, following her articling at the Office de la protection du consommateur, in the litigation department. She then practiced in a Montreal firm specialized in class actions for two years. Those experiences made her able to acquire knowledge and experience in consumer law, class actions and civil procedure.

Her professional practice is mainly dedicated to civil and commercial litigation, along with labour and municipal law.

Me Laurence Cléroux joined the Municonseil team in 2018.

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