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Robert Dupont Associé/Partner Montréal

Robert Dupont

Partner Fasken
The most important thing in communication is to hear what is being said. (Peter F. Drucker)
Jurisdiction Québec, 1983
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal


Robert Dupont’s practice encompasses every aspect of labour and employment, human rights and administrative law. He offers clients extensive experience in labour relations, specifically the protection of personal information, pay equity and pension plans.


For many years businesses have trusted Robert to advise them on the cross-border flow of personal information, collective bargaining and restructuring. 

Robert has also won their trust by representing clients before various arbitration boards and decision-making bodies.  He also appears before federal and provincial administrative tribunals in labour and employment matters. He has argued before the civil courts, including the Court of Appeal of Québec and the Supreme Court of Canada, in leading labour law and human rights cases.  

Robert has taught at the Université de Montréal, the Barreau du Québec’s École de formation professionnelle and McGill University. He often presents seminars on labour and employment law. He serves as a director on the board of the Montreal Clinical Research Institute Foundation (IRCM). 

Known for his professional ethics, Robert was recognized as one of the leading lawyers in the area of labour and employment law by The Best Lawyers in Canada and is regularly listed among the lawyers repeatedly recommended by his peers year after year.


Client Work

Career & Education


  • LLM Université de Montréal
  • LLB Université de Montréal
  • BA Université de Montréal

Community involvement

Board Member, Fondation de l’Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (2013)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Québec Bar
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés du Québec

Fasken Institute


Speaking Engagements

Business Issues: Future Outlook Plenary - 7th Fasken Martineau Symposium location location Montreal
Random Alcohol Testing: The Supreme Court Rules in Irving Pulp & Paper Speaker, Annual Conference - Labour, Employment and Human Right Law location location Montréal
The Legal Environment of Labour in Canada Speaker, Cercle de l’Union Interalliée, Paris, France location location Paris


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