André Rivest

Gowling WLG

1 Place Ville-Marie, Fl 37
Montréal, QC H3B 3P4
Phone: (514) 392-9560
Fax: (514) 878-1450

André is a trustee of Gowling WLG, Canadian leader of the Automotive Sector Group and heads the Advertising and Marketing Law Group in the Montréal office. He has been practising in the field of advertising law for over 25 years. André provides practical and business sensitive counsel to his clients. He reviews and pre-approves advertisements for print media, radio, television and the Internet and also advises national and international corporations with respect to their obligations in terms of advertising and marketing in Québec. More specifically, André is called to provide guidance on obligations of advertisers and manufacturers under the Québec Consumer Protection Act and the Charter of the French Language. He has litigation experience and has represented advertisers and manufacturers in civil and penal actions related to advertising and marketing issues. André is a frequent speaker and writer on Québec advertising law issues, and has taught law at McGill University and bankruptcy and insolvency at the Québec Bar admission program. He has been recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada for excellence in advertising law yearly since 2008. André practises in French and English, and is also fluent in German.

Year Called to the Bar:1988 (QC)
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