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Dave Robitaille Québec Partner/Associé

Dave Robitaille

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Québec, 2010
Language(s) French
Office(s) Québec City


Dave Robitaille is a renowned strategist and litigator who practises in the area of complex civil and commercial litigation. Over the years he has acquired expertise in construction, real estate, municipal and product liability law. He also has vast experience in shareholder disputes and oppression remedies.


He represents a diversified and loyal clientele that includes international manufacturers, financial institutions, SMEs, real estate promoters, property owners, general contractors, materials suppliers and professionals from the construction industry.

Dave is known for his thoroughness, listening skills, effectiveness and ability to identify practical, innovative solutions for clients. He was recognized in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada.


  • Recognized in Corporate and Commercial Litigation in Quebec City, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023
  • Honour roll, 2008, Law faculty, Université Laval, Université Laval 2008

Client Work

  • After a legal saga, the Festival d’été international de Québec inc. will keep its building,
  • CAA-Québec Auto and Home Insurance Inc., Defendant in a class action brought against several Québec home insurer,
  • Intact Insurance, Bélair Direct And Industrial Alliance In A Class Action Instituted Against Car Insurers Across Quebec, Ongoing since December 2020
  • Industrial Alliance, Defendant in a class action brought against several Quebec automobile insurers,
  • The Court of Appeal confirmed that the failure of the director of a bankrupt company to record the amount that was ultimately awarded does not constitute civil fault incurring his personal liability,
  • Ville de L’Ancienne-Lorette v. Ville de Québec et Ville de Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures,
  • Hôtel Clarendon Inc. wins its case and obtains confirmation of the validity of its right of first refusal to a building,
  • Navistar Canada Inc. will have access to the plaintiffs' financial statements for the past ten years,

Career & Education


  • LLB Université Laval
  • DCS, College Diploma in Police Technologie François-Xavier-Garneau College

Community involvement

  • President of the jury, Gala Prix Nobilis (2021)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Québec Bar
  • Member, Barreau de Québec
  • Member, The Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Association du Jeune Barreau de Québec




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