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Jean-Philippe Therriault Avocate/Associate Montréal

Jean-Philippe Therriault

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Québec, 2013
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal


Jean-Philippe Therriault is a member of the firm’s Environmental, Energy and Climate Change group. His practice focuses on environmental, construction and public procurement law.

In environmental law, Jean-Philippe advises clients on compliance issues and helps them navigate the permit and approval process. He has extensive experience in commercial and real estate transactions involving environmental issues, including the management of risks associated with release of contaminants, contaminated soil and remediation work. He also represents clients in administrative and penal proceedings.

In public procurement matters, Jean-Philippe advises clients on the regulatory framework applicable to procurement processes, client and bidder obligations, and available recourses in case of disputes.

With respect to construction, Jean-Philippe assists clients in matters related to construction defects, project management and contractual obligations, including in the event of delays or suspensions of the work. He represents and advises institutional clients, contractors and suppliers in all aspects of construction law, including drafting, revising and negotiating construction contracts.

In energy law, he acts as counsel in regulatory and commercial matters. He also advises clients on institutional and legal reforms relating to power generation, transmission and regulation in emerging African countries.


Client Work

  • Gelpac acquires Standard Multiwall Bag,
  • Clearspring Capital Partners and OneLink Capital invest in Groupe Tecnic and École de conduite Tecnic Rive-Nord alongside one of the founding families,
  • LMPG Inc. acquires Lumca Inc,
  • West Penetone Canada acquires Unica Canada,
  • Schivo Medical Limited completes indirect acquisition of APN Inc.,
  • Wavin B.V. acquires Bow Plumbing Group Inc., a leading Montreal-based manufacturer of plastic pipes and fittings,
  • Champlain Financial Corporation acquires Armoires Cuisines Action,
  • Mathers’ St-Eustache Quarry and Asphalt Operations in Quebec is acquired by Lafarge Canada,
  • Advent International acquires leading specialty chemicals solutions provider Caldic from Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Ongoing since November 2021

Career & Education


  • LLB Université de Montréal
  • BSc Université de Montréal

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Young Bar Association of Montréal (since 2014)
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association (since 2013)


Fasken Institute


Speaking Engagements

Co-Speaker La question environnementale en situation de bail commercial Colloque Bail commercial, 4th edition, Édition Yvon Blais location location Québec
Co-Speaker La question environnementale en situation de bail commercial Colloque Bail commercial, 4th edition, Édition Yvon Blais location location Montréal
Speaker Legal implications of refurbishing your hydro facility Waterpower Canada Conference location location Montréal


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