3500 De Maisonneuve Blvd W, Suite 1400, Pl Alexis Nihon, Twr 2, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 1983 (QC)
Pierre Bienvenu, AdE, has more than 35 years’ experience practising in international arbitration, corporate and commercial litigation and constitutional law. Acted as counsel and served as arbitrator in international arbitrations involving disputes in energy, transportation, telecommunications, M&A, construction, pharmaceuticals, international distribution and joint ventures, and foreign investment. Appeared before the courts of Québec, the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada and participated in numerous challenges to the constitutional validity of provincial and federal legislation. SCC experience includes representing government bodies, institutions and individuals in a range of constitutional and commercial law disputes, including the Attorney General of Canada in the landmark Reference re Secession of Québec. Former co-chair of the IBA Arbitration Committee (2008-9), VP of the LCIA Court (2010-15), and alternate member of the ICC Court (2015-21); currently serves on the SIAC Court of Arbitration. Fellow of the ACTL and CIArb. Fluent in English and French.