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.