Manuel Côté

Key practice areas
Labour and Employment Law, Federal Labour and Employment Law, Labour Relations, Employment Law
Québec Bar 2020

Manuel Côté is a lawyer in the Labour and Employment Law group at the Montréal office. Appreciated for his ability to listen and his analytical skills, he has a diversified practice that includes both individual employment and collective labour relations.

Manuel advises and represents clients regarding various aspects of labour and employment law. He is particularly interested in labour relations in a unionized setting, including grievance arbitration, collective agreement interpretation, labour relations, negotiation and compliance with labour standards.

During his law studies, Manuel distinguished himself through his extracurricular involvement and academic excellence. He participated in the Laskin Moot Court Competition in Constitutional and Administrative Law, where his team won second prize for the best factums in the country. Before joining his current group, Manuel articled and practised with a national firm.

Manuel is also active within the firm. For example, he is a member of the Francization Committee, whose role is to ensure the firm’s compliance with the Charter of the French language.

He practises law in French and English.

  • Dean’s List, University of Ottawa's Faculty of Law, 2017-2019
  • Joseph P. Dallaire and Cécile Caouette scholarship, 2017
  • Young Bar of Montréal, Member, since 2021
  • University of Ottawa's Alumni Association, Member, since 2019
  • Co-speaker: Loi sur l’encadrement du travail des enfants – ce que vous devez savoir pour vous y conformer [An Act respecting the regulation of work by children – What to know in order to comply with it], Langlois Knowledge, webinar, July 11, 2023.

LL.L., summa cum laude, University of Ottawa, 2019

Certificate, Social and Labour Law, Université du Québec à Montréal, 2016