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Eric  Simard

Eric Simard

Partner | CO-LEADER, LITIGATION AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION Fasken
The business community is increasingly resorting to commercial arbitration as a dispute resolution method.
Jurisdiction Quebec, 1996
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal
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Eric Simard is Co-leader of the national Litigation and Dispute Resolution group. He practices as a litigator in civil and commercial litigation. He acts primarily in complex litigation and defends clients during class actions. He also represents clients during injunction and safeguarding proceedings.

Eric regularly appears in arbitration matters and before the Superior courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada. In a world of globalization, a large number of foreign manufacturers and suppliers operating in Canada rely on Eric’s advice related to distribution agreements as well as contracts of enterprise and for services.

His is known for his relevant, sound advice and provides practical, innovative solutions to clients from the private, public and parapublic sectors.

Eric has written many articles and is routinely invited to speak on his areas of expertise. He was recognized by the prestigious Chambers Global as a leading lawyer in his area in Canada.

  • Recognized in Litigation: General Commercial - Québec by Chambers Canada, Chambers & Partners 2021
  • Named in Benchmark Canada, Benchmark Litigation Canada 2018 to 2020
  • Named as a “local litigation star” by Benchmark Canada in Québec , Benchmark Canada 2013 to 2014
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Education

  • LLB Laval University
  • Certificate, Political Science Laval University

Community involvement

  • Member, Board of Directors, Port of Montreal

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Fellow, Construction Lawyers Society of America
  • Québec Bar
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montréal
Article The Superior Court of Québec Refuses to Authorize a Class Action against the Holy Cross Congregation and Saint-Joseph’s Oratory Litigation & Dispute Resolution Bulletin
Speaker Droit des contrats et le nouveau visage de la Cour suprême du Canada : certains concepts clés revus et repensés 11e Symposium - Fasken location location Montréal, QC, Canada Palais des congrès de Montréal
What you should know about injunctions and the new role of experts one year after the coming into force of the new Code of Civil Procedure 9th Symposium - Fasken Martineau location location Palais des congrès de Montréal

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