Mr. Fontaine is a senior partner at Norton Rose Fulbright in Canada. He has a wealth of experience as a litigator and advocacy work in the area of civil, corporate and commercial litigation, including in penal proceedings and regulatory investigations. Mr. Fontaine appeared before all Québec courts and the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as before various administrative tribunals in Québec. Mr. Fontaine devotes a significant portion of his practice to representing clients before the courts in administrative litigation (including injunctions and judicial review) corporate and commercial litigation and class actions. He is also assisting clients in the context of regulatory and internal investigations regarding business ethics and anti-corruption. He appears before both trial and appeal courts. Mr. Fontaine participated in the work of the subcommittee responsible for revising civil procedure pertaining to class actions as part of the reform of the Québec Code of Civil Procedure. Called to the Québec Bar in 1985. He is a member of the Québec Bar Association and is a former president of the Professional Training Committee (Québec Bar School) and was a member of the standing committee on civil procedure for the Québec Bar for many years.