2828 Laurier Blvd, Suite 1500, Complexe Jules-Dallaire, Québec City, QC
Year called to bar: 1988 (QC)
Mr. Labeau has vast experience in the areas of native, constitutional and administrative law, having spent almost 20 years in the service of the government of Québec. He joined Norton Rose Fulbright (formerly Ogilvy Renault) in 2007. He is co-chair of the Aboriginal law team. He currently acts as negotiator for the Québec government in the treaty negotiation with the Innu communities and the Atikamekw Nation. Mr. Labeau also advises Norton Rose Fulbright’s clients across Canada concerning legal and strategic issues related to mining, forestry and energy developments including the negotiations of numerous IBAs, the duty to consult and partnership agreements with Aboriginal communities. He also provides legal advice to public agencies, corporations and lenders regarding issues related to the particular legal situation of Aboriginal people. Mr. Labeau has given numerous lectures on Aboriginal law and has taught Aboriginal law at Université Laval’s law school. He is recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada (2013–2019), ranked by Chambers Canada in Aboriginal Law (2017–2019) and recognized as a leading lawyer in 2019 by The Legal 500 Canada.