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Lawyer | Civil, Commercial & Real Estate Litigation | Consumer Protection Law

Marc James Tacheji

Associate Fasken
A lawyer today must redefine himself as a business partner, rather than a mere problem solver.
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 their compliance with Quebec legislation. As such, he has acquired expertise on the rules governing the warranty of quality.

Marc James mentors students interested in litigation and also works with the Montréal recruitment committee. Along with his colleague, Michael Shortt, Marc James distinguished himself by winning the 34th Edition of the Pierre-Basile Mignault Moot Court Competition in 2012. Since 2016, both Michael and Marc James coach the McGill University law faculty team competing in the Pierre-Basile Mignault Moot Court Competition.

He is also an administrator on the board of the Young Bar of Montreal, where he chairs the Professional and International Development Committee and namely organizes the Oratory Competition and the Interprofessional Cocktail. 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.

  • Winner of the Paris-Montreal Award, Young Bar Association of Montreal 2016
  • Winner of the French Orator prize 2016, Oratory Competition, Young Bar Association of Montreal , Young Bar Association of Montreal 2016
  • Meilleur mémoire : Coupe A.P.D.Q., Concours de plaidoirie Pierre-Basile-Mignault 2012
2016 Young Bar Association of Montreal Winner of the Paris-Montreal Award
2016 Young Bar Association of Montreal Winner of the French Orator prize 2016, Oratory Competition, Young Bar Association of Montreal
2012 Concours de plaidoirie Pierre-Basile-Mignault Meilleur mémoire : Coupe A.P.D.Q.


  • BCL / LLB McGill University
  • MA, Philosophy Université de Montréal
  • BA, Political Science Université de 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 Presented at Project Management Institute (PMI) organized by Fasken Martineau Dumoulin. location location Montreal Fasken Martineau DuMoulin


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