2828 Laurier Blvd, Suite 1500, Complexe Jules-Dallaire, Québec City, QC
Year called to bar: 2002
Pierre Duquette has many years of experience with complex litigation matters. He represents clients involved in civil and commercial litigation. He also represents clients dealing with judicial reviews involving public bodies. He frequently acts in matters involving provisional, interlocutory and permanent injunctions. He also regularly deals with matters relating to civil liability, environmental issues, restrictive covenants, defamation and professional liability. On top of his regular commercial litigation practice, he recently has represented with success municipalities in an action against the Communauté Métropolitaine de Québec to invalidate some restrictive regulations based on the lack of scientific background to said regulations. He also has represented the City of L'Isle Verte during public inquiry into a deadly fire involving the work performed by the firefighters of the municipality. Mr. Duquette represents clients before all the courts of Québec, including the Court of Québec, the Superior Court, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as certain administrative tribunals. He is particularly knowledgeable about all aspects of civil procedure; he taught for several years at the Québec Bar School and gives lectures for the Québec Bar.