Jean-François Landry

Lawyer
Key practice areas
Insurance and Reinsurance, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Extraordinary Remedies, Professional Liability, Professional Law
Québec Bar 2015

Jean-François Landry handles all aspects of civil and commercial litigation. He focuses his practice on all areas of professional liability, directors’ and officers’ liability, insurance coverage disputes, and administrative law.

He is also called upon to intervene in files involving injunctions, seizures and other extraordinary remedies.

Jean-François’s representative work includes:

Professional liability

  • Successfully represented an engineering firm in a claim for $15.4 million in damages following an explosion.
  • Represented various professionals, including lawyers, architects, land surveyors, real estate brokers, evaluators, notaries and engineers, in a variety of professional liability lawsuits.

Insurance law

  • Represented various insurers in coverage disputes involving the interpretation of insurance policies, particularly those used in the construction industry.

Administrative law – Professional orders – Extraordinary remedies

  • Successfully represented professional orders, particularly in injunctive proceedings brought against their disciplinary bodies.
  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Ones to Watch – Insurance Law, 2024
  • Bar of Montréal, Member of the Integration of Technologies Committee, since 2024
  • The Advocates’ Society, Member, since 2021
  • Collège Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière's Bouchard Foundation, Director, since 2020
  • Théâtre du Rideau Vert, Member of the Coordination Committee of Theatre Supporters, 2017-2019
  • Young Bar of Montréal, Member, since 2015
  • Co-speaker: L’hypothèque légale de la construction et sa substitution par une autre sûreté suffisante [The legal construction hypothec and its substitution with another security], Langlois Knowledge, Québec City, October 25, 2022.
  • Co-speaker: Quels risques doivent surveiller les ordres professionnels en 2022-2023? Saurez-vous naviguer entre les écueils? [What risks should professional orders be watching out for in 2022-2023? Can you navigate through the pitfalls?], Langlois Knowledge, Montréal, October 5 and 12, 2022.
  • Co-speaker: Admission de la preuve extrinsèque lorsqu’il y a obligation de l’assureur de défendre [Admission of extrinsic evidence where there is an insurer’s duty to defend], as part of the Formations en droit des assurances workshop series, Langlois Knowledge, Montréal, March 11, 2020.
  • Speaker: L’élasticité du lien de causalité en responsabilité civile professionnelle au Québec [The elasticity of the causal link in Québec’s professional liability law], Cercle de l’assurance de dommages, Montréal, November 7, 2018.

LL.M., with Merit, Commercial Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, England, 2016

J.D., Dalhousie University, 2014

LL.L., University of Ottawa, 2013

B.Soc.Sc., University of Ottawa, 2013