Jean-Philippe Groleau

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

1501 McGill College Ave, Fl 26
Montréal, QC H3A 3N9
Phone: (514) 841-6400
Fax: (514) 841-6499

A partner in the Dispute Resolution practice, Jean-Philippe is consistently involved in high-stakes, complex cases that often include a public law component. He has appeared before various tribunals and courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada, where he has pleaded as lead counsel on several constitutional issues. Jean-Philippe has specific expertise in defending clients against class actions and white collar crime prosecutions as well as in launching judicial reviews. He has achieved great success for clients on diverse issues, including in the field of health law and in alleged breaches of consumer protection and securities legislation. One client says: “His expertise in public law and his capacity to learn quickly and thoroughly about our industry are unmatched. He has also proved to be a true barrister who is extraordinarily well-prepared, never leaving any stone unturned.” (Chambers Canada 2018). He obtained his LLM from the University of Cambridge (First Class Honours). Select Recognition: "Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40" (2017); The Legal 500 Canada; Benchmark Canada; Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada; The Best Lawyers in Canada; winner of the Young Bar Association of Montréal’s Lawyer of the Year Award.

Year Called to the Bar:2004 (QC)
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