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Éric  Bédard

Éric Bédard

Partner | Managing Partner, Québec Region Fasken
Practising law is a privilege we have been granted by clients. Their success is therefore central to our decisions and actions.
Jurisdiction Quebec, 1989
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montreal

Éric Bédard is the firm’s Managing Partner for the Quebec Region and a member of the Global Management Committee. A true leader in the community, he sits on the boards of directors of several public and private institutions and presides over many charitable events.


As a lawyer, Éric practises primarily in the areas of labour and administrative law and provides strategic advice. Public and private sector companies rely on Éric’s services during certifications and collective bargaining. He has vast experience in administrative reviews and injunctions and defends the interests of clients before different courts.

Éric served as Assistant Chief of Staff to the Premier of Quebec and has a thorough understanding of the machinery of the Quebec government. He also developed expertise in petroleum price regulation during appearances before the Régie de l’énergie du Québec. 

2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory Recognized by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in the area of Labour Relations
2018 Benchmark Canada Named ''Litigation Star'' by Benchmark Litigation
1992 Commonwealth Fellow Commonwealth Fellow – completed his master's degree in European law and a thesis on trade between Canada and the United States


  • LLM University of Exeter
  • LL.L. (summa cum laude) University of Ottawa

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Québec Bar
  • Member, Bar of Montréal
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Board of Directors, La Compagnie Jean Duceppe (since 2015)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Orchestre Métropolitain (since 2015)
  • Co-chair of the fundraising campaign for Cirque Éloize (2013)
  • Co-chair of the Pharmaprix Weekend to End Women’s CancersTM benefiting the Jewish General Hospital’s Segal Cancer Centre (2013 edition)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Société des célébrations du 375e anniversaire de Montréal (since 2012)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Montréal International (since 2012)
  • Co-chair of the fundraising campaign for the Mental Illness Foundation (2011-2012)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Montréal Heart Institute (since 2010)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Constance-Lethbridge Rehabilitation Centre (since 2007)
  • Member, Supply Committee, Québec Forest Industry Council (2000-2006)
  • Member, Strategic Analysis Committee for Economic Development, Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal (2003-2005)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Investissement Québec (1997-2004)
  • President of the Marketing Committee, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin, (2004-2007)
Duty to Accommodate location location Montréal Inter-Continental Hotel


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