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Lawyer
FÉLIX TESSIER
Bar of Quebec - 2022
  • Profile
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  • Representative work
  • Publications & conferences
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Double apo red Combining intellectual rigor, outstanding legal skills and contagious dynamism, Félix works on a wide variety of cases, advising our clients with judicious insight.
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Professional experience

With a growing practice encompassing several areas of civil and commercial litigation, Félix stands out for his rigor, his legal creativity, and his commitment to finding concrete solutions to complex legal issues.

Félix holds a law degree from the Université de Sherbrooke, a Juris Doctor in North American common law from the Université de Montréal, and a Master of Laws from the same university on a subject combining comparative common law, administrative law, and professional law.

Deeply committed to access to justice, Félix worked during his studies for a Montreal-based non-profit organization providing free legal information services. A dedicated student, he was also a member of the editorial team of the Revue de droit de l’Université de Sherbrooke and represented the Club de débat UdeS in several interuniversity debate tournaments, as a member and then as president.

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Representative work

  • Representation of companies in proceedings requesting to obtain urgent interim injunction orders.

  • Representation of the Fédération des Caisses Desjardins in a class action regarding mortgage prepayment penalties.

  • Representation of minority shareholders in the context of oppression proceedings.

  • Member of the firm team acting as Court-appointed independent supervising counsel in the context of the execution of Anton Piller-type orders, and in the context of proceedings to obtain the issuance of such orders.

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Publications

“Commentaire sur la décision Association des cadres de la Société des casinos du Québec c. Société des casinos du Québec – L’exclusion des cadres du Code du travail jugée inconstitutionnelle” (co-author), in Bulletin en ressources humaines, June 2022, La référence, EYB2022BRH2527.

“Commentaire sur l’arrêt Ville de Québec c. Constructions BSL inc. – Un nouvel arrêt de principe en droit de la construction sur le devoir d’information des donneurs d’ouvrage publics” (co-author), in Repères, April 2023, EYB2023REP3609

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News

You believe you missed the mandatory six-month delay for inscription in your proceeding in the Commercial Division of the Superior Court ? The Court of Appeal could come to your rescue
18 September 2023
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Admission to the bar

  • Bar of Quebec – 2022
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Education

  • LL.B., Université de Sherbrooke (2020)
  • J.D., Université de Montréal (2021)
  • LL.M., Université de Montréal (2022)
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Awards and recognitions

  • Dean’s list – Université de Sherbrooke’s Faculty of law (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Prix de plaidoirie de la magistrature du district de Saint-François (2019)
  • Wilson & Lafleur Award for Excellence in Civil Procedure (2018)
  • Governor General’s Academic Medal (2015 and 2017)
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Affiliations

  • Young Bar of Montréal
  • The Advocates’ Society