Robert E. Charbonneau

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

1000 de la Gauchetière St W, Suite 900
Montréal, QC H3B 5H4
Phone: (514) 954-2518
Fax: (514) 954-1905

Counsel and Montréal regional leader of BLG’s Aviation Group, Directors' and Officers' Liability Group and Product Liability Group; Chair of Class Action Group. Practice is focused primarily on class action litigation, multijurisdictional litigation, insurance law and professional liability, product liability, and civil liability in aviation matters. Has handled class actions for over 26 years, representing clients such as manufacturers, retail chains and financial institutions. Cases have involved matters ranging from product liability, competition issues, advertising, consumer issues, privacy issues and insurance coverage. Author of numerous papers and frequent lecturer. Member of the ABA, the DRI and the CBA. Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 in the fields of in aviation law, bet-the-company and class action litigation, personal injury litigation and product liability law. Also recognized by Chambers Global and Chambers Canada, the Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers from 2013 to 2017, Who's Who Legal: Canada 2016 and Benchmark Canada – The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys from 2013 to 2015. Received BCL from McGill University in 1974. Called to the Québec Bar in 1975.

Year Called to the Bar:1975 (QC)
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Consistently Recommended
Litigation - Product Liability
Repeatedly Recommended
Aviation (Regulation & Liability)
Litigation - Commercial Insurance
Class Actions