Jean-Philippe Groleau
Partner

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

1501 McGill College Ave, 26th Fl
Montréal, QC H3A 3N9
Phone: (514) 841-6400
Fax: (514) 841-6499
E-mail: jpgroleau@dwpv.com
 
 
 

Partner in the litigation and investigations & white collar defence practices. He is consistently involved in complex disputes that span a wide variety of fields, including acting in arbitration proceedings, class actions, white-collar crime prosecutions, constitutional challenges and judicial reviews, with a special emphasis on appellate work. Has, in particular, a very strong background in constitutional and administrative law. Appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada on numerous occasions, including three times as lead counsel. Recognized in Benchmark Canada as a Litigation Star in general commercial; The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory in Corporate Commercial Litigation; and The Best Lawyers in Canada in corporate and commercial litigation. Finalist in the 2016 Lexpert "Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40" and a recipient of the Lawyer of the Year Award (2013) of the Young Bar Association of Montréal (civil and commercial litigation category). Holds degrees from the University of Cambridge, LLM (First Class Honours, Senior Harris Scholar), 2004, and from the Université de Montréal, LLB (Dean's List), 2002. Alumni of the firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London, where he worked as a solicitor from 2007 to 2009.


Year Called to the Bar:2004 (QC)
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