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Marc James  Tacheji

Marc James Tacheji

Associate Fasken
It is not relevant whether the seller did or did not know about the presence of a latent defect. However, a seller who knew about a latent defect incurs greater liability to the buyer.
Jurisdiction Quebec, 2013
Language(s) French, English, Armenian
Office(s) Montreal

Marc James Tacheji is a member of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution group at the Montréal office.  His practice focuses on civil and contractual litigation involving most notably commercial leasing, co-ownership disputes, latent defects, product liability and consumer protection law.

Marc James advises owners and commercial tenants on issues related to contractual obligations, taxation, zoning, servitudes or neighbourhood disturbances. He also has experience in latent defects and decontamination. 

In the area of consumer law, Marc James reviews web sites, contracts and terms of use to ensure that their compliance with Quebec legislation. As such, he has acquired expertise on the rules governing the legal warranty of quality.

Marc James mentors students interested in litigation and also works with the Montréal recruitment committee. Along with his colleague, Michael Shortt, he coaches the McGill University law faculty team competing in the Pierre-Basile Mignault Moot Court Competition.

Marc James is a director on the board of the Young Bar of Montreal, where he chairs the Professional and International Development Committee and organizes the Oratory Competition. He is also the secretary for Hay Doun, a not-for-profit organization that sponsors Armenian-Syrian and Armenian-Iraqi refugees, and supports seniors from Montréal’s Armenian community. Marc James is also a member of the Canadian-Armenian Business Council.

2016 Young Bar Association of Montreal Winner of the French Orator prize 2016, Oratory Competition, Young Bar Association of Montreal
2016 Young Bar Association of Montreal Winner of the Paris-Montreal Award


  • B.C.L., LL.B. McGill University
  • MA, Philosophy University of Montréal
  • BA, Political Science University of Montréal

Community involvement

  • Team Coach, Concours de plaidoirie Pierre-Basile-Mignault (2018)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Director, Young Bar of Montreal
  • Member, Young Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montréal
  • Member, Canadian-Armenian Business Council
  • Member, Armenian Bar Association
  • Secretary, Hay Doun
Expropriation location location Montreal Fasken Martineau DuMoulin


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