Michel Gélinas

Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P.

1 Place Ville Marie, Suite 4000
Montréal, QC H3B 4M4
Phone: (514) 877-2984
Fax: (514) 871-8977
E-mail: mgelinas@lavery.ca

Michel Gélinas is a partner and a member of our Labour and Employment Law group. He initially worked in the areas of civil liability and employment, but went on to devote his practice exclusively to labour and employment law for clients in Québec and elsewhere in Canada. He represents and advises companies on questions related to labour and employment law and has extensive experience appearing before civil courts and administrative tribunals in these areas. He has developed expertise in matters pertaining to human rights charters, union certification, and grievance arbitration, under both the Québec and the Canada Labour Codes, serving private and public corporations, as well as parapublic organizations. He is in high demand with the heads of national and international corporations dealing with issues related to restructuring, outsourcing, and mergers. He is listed in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading practitioner in the area of Labour and Employment Law. Mr. Gélinas’s expertise was also recognized in the Employment & Labour (Canada) category in the 2013 edition of the prestigious Chambers Global legal directory.

Year Called to the Bar:1977
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