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Canada 2023
Québec Employment & Labour
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Band 2

3 Ranked Lawyers

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Provided by McCarthy Tétrault LLP

With the proliferation of federal, provincial and common laws affecting employment issues, you need expert legal advice to avoid costly missteps

McCarthy Tétrault helps you address employment issues before they become problems. We have some of the country’s top legal talents who are at the forefront of new developments in employment practices, policies and laws.

We represent clients in a broad spectrum of economic activity, including manufacturing, technology, energy and utilities, mining, construction, gaming and hospitality, transportation and warehousing, as well as public sector entities including government ministries and agencies, municipalities and universities.

We assemble the right team for your specific needs from our large roster of senior and junior lawyers. And with offices across the country, we combine local know-how with the resources of a leading national firm. Our labour lawyers have a reputation for strategic, timely and practical advice in all areas of labour relations and labour law, at both the provincial and federal levels.

Chambers Review

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Employment & Labour - Québec
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Band 2
What the team is known for

McCarthy Tétrault operates an esteemed labour and employment practice that leverages its significant national network to assist with a diverse array of matters in Québec, such as collective agreements, dismissals and grievance cases. The team also advises on occupational health and safety and on employment issues arising from reorganisations, acquisitions and outsourcing transactions. It often represents federal clients in provincial matters, most significantly in high-profile collective bargaining negotiations. The firm is noted for its experience in employment arbitration and its stalwart litigation practice. It offers services out of Montréal and Québec City.

Work Highlights

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  • McCarthy Tétrault advised Via Rail on dismissal arbitrations and judicial reviews.

Notable Practitioners

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André Baril
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André Baril
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Band 1

André Baril is based in Montréal and garners a stellar reputation for his expansive practice in collective bargaining negotiations, where he notably acts for national and federally regulated clients. He also has a prolific practice across the employment spectrum, ranging from arbitrations concerning health and safety to union certifications and human rights tribunals.
"André Baril is an experienced, efficient, and trustworthy lawyer." "He is brilliant, I am very pleased with his work. He is a quick and effective counsel."

Alexandre Buswell
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Alexandre Buswell
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Band 3

Alexandre Buswell is a Montréal-based lawyer who is well regarded for representing both provincial and national clients in trade union disputes. He also provides strategic advice on labour relations and regularly acts for clients before civil and appellate courts and labour tribunals.
"Alexandre Buswell is a great lawyer who is practical and always provides sound and accurate advice. He is a great sounding board with a very strong business sense." "Alexandre Buswell is an outstanding partner: available, knowledgeable, pragmatic, and open-minded. He understands our situation."

Myriane Le François
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Myriane Le François
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Up and Coming

Myriane Le François is an increasingly prominent lawyer based in Montréal who excels in providing employment advice on major corporate transactions and restructurings. She also regularly assists clients with employment litigation, including unfair dismissals.
"Myriane Le François is a reliable and knowledgeable attorney who is extremely trustworthy."

Ranked Lawyers at
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André Baril
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André Baril
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Band 1
Alexandre Buswell
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Alexandre Buswell
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Band 3
Myriane Le François
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Myriane Le François
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Up and Coming

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