Denis Blanchette

Gowling WLG

1 Place Ville-Marie, Fl 37
Montréal, QC H3B 3P4
Phone: (514) 392-9445
Fax: (514) 878-1450

Denis Blanchette has extensive experience in public law, with a focus on Indigenous law, governance and the administration of justice. He works primarily with the Crees of Eeyou Istchee on the implementation of various aspects of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement (1975) and related agreements, including the New Relationship Agreement and the Agreement on Cree Nation Governance between the Crees and Canada, as well as the Eeyou Marine Region Land Claims Agreement. Denis advises on various initiatives concerning federal and provincial legislative reforms, government relations affecting Indigenous people and related government policy. Before joining Gowling WLG, Denis was a law clerk to Justice Peter Cory at the Supreme Court of Canada and he was involved with international organizations in Africa and Latin America where he participated in the implementation and management of projects involving institutional reform, justice and the protection of human rights.

Year Called to the Bar:2006 (QC)
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