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Vincent Belley, Associate

Vincent Belley

Associate Fasken
Jurisdiction Québec, 2017
Language(s) English, French
Office(s) Montréal


Vincent Belley is a lawyer in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. He focuses his practice in the areas of municipal law, administrative law and public law.  Vincent is particularly active in the areas of infrastructure and expropriation. 

In the course of his practice, Vincent frequently acts for public and private companies in order to assist them in all aspects of litigation at any stage of a judicial proceeding. Vincent also assists clients in the drafting of various legal opinions dealing with various commercial and strategic aspects.

Prior to joining the Fasken team, Vincent practiced with a leading international law firm. During his studies, he also worked for a significant international engineering and construction company in the development and implementation of legal strategies in the context of commercial litigation.

Vincent has worked on the following notable cases:

  • Represented the Québec Judicial Council and the Chief Justice and Associate Chief Justice of the Court of Québec in their appeal granted by the Superior Court against the Attorney General of Québec with respect to English language proficiency for certain judicial positions;
  • Represented members of the judiciary in applications to quash and void subpoenas that violated the constitutional principle of judicial immunity and testimonial immunity of judges;
  • Represented real estate developers in judicial review appeals seeking to overturn decisions of various cities and municipalities that thwarted certain large-scale real estate development projects.


  • Maurice Delorme Prize (2014), awarded for the best oral argument in a mock trial on appeal
  • Lieutenant Governor’s Prize (2012), awarded for academic excellence as well as social, academic and community engagement

Client Work

Career & Education


  • LLB Sherbrooke University Faculty of Law

Community involvement

  • Chair - Discipline Committee of Université Laval
  • Administrator - OFF Festival de Jazz

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Jeune Barreau de Montréal
  • Canadian Bar Association



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