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Eric  Simard

Eric Simard

Partner Fasken
The business community is increasingly resorting to commercial arbitration as a dispute resolution method.
Jurisdiction Quebec, 1996
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montreal

Eric Simard practises as a civil and commercial litigator. 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.



  • LLB Laval University
  • Sc. Pol. Certificate 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
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 location location Palais des congrès de Montréal
Legislative update in construction law location location Montréal Omni Mont-Royal Hotel and Fasken Martineau


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