Lawyer, Partner - Montréal
Daniel Baum is a member of the litigation group at the Montréal office of Langlois.
A versatile litigator, Daniel acts in a wide array of commercial and public law disputes. He notably handles matters involving insolvency, commercial fraud, administrative law and regulatory compliance. Daniel has experience before all levels of Quebec and federal courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada.
He is a sessional lecturer in written and oral advocacy at Université de Montréal’s Faculty of Law.
Before joining Langlois, Daniel served as litigation counsel for the federal Crown.
University of Montréal, Master of Laws, LLM, Common Law, 2010
University of Montréal, Bachelor of Laws, LLB, Civil law, 2009
McGill University, Bachelor of Arts, BA, Political Science, 2005
Areas of Practice
Victory for a Langlois Client at the Supreme Court of Canada
Langlois Lawyers’ Appellate Advocacy Group acted as advisory counsel to the appellant in a significant decision regarding banking and fraud law rendered by the Supreme Court of Canada in Teva Canada Ltd. v. TD Canada Trust.
Commercial Litigation / Extraordinary Remedies
Represented a junior mining company in a dispute with Osisko Mining Corporation arising from the 2014 acquisition of the Canadian Malarctic Mine by Yamana Gold and Agnico Eagle.
Securities / Class Actions
Represented the former Chief Financial Officer of SNC Lavalin in defence of a multi-jurisdictional class action alleging misrepresentations under the Securities Act.
Administrative Law / Class Actions
Represented the Chief Adjudicator of the Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat in matters involving the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement (“IRSSA”).
Administrative law / Regulatory Investigations
Represented a multinational pharmaceutical company in a RAMQ investigation and related judicial proceedings.
Represented one of Canada’s largest energy companies in proceedings to obtain the disclosure of information identifying online wrongdoers
Represented a multinational pharmaceutical company before Supreme Court of Canada in a matter involving the Bills of Exchange Act.
Represented one of Canada’s biggest law firms in $22.5M professional liability claim.
Represented a subsidiary of Rio Tinto in the CCAA filings of Cliffs Québec in respect of the Bloom Lake and Wabush iron ore mines.
Represented several Canadian landlords in the pan-Canadian CCAA proceedings of Laura’s Shoppe.
- 2020 – The Superior Court weighs in on COVID-19 and force majeure
- 2019 – No Mulligans: The SCC Highlights the “Difficult Strategic Choice” Faced by Québec Defendants Sued Abroad
- 2018 – Norwich Orders and the Notice and Notice Regime: The SCC Splits the Bill for Compliance Costs Between Copyright Owners and ISPs
- 2018 – The Competition Bureau Weighs in on Restrictions Faced by Online Eyewear Retailers
- 2018 – The SCC Raises the Threshold for Mandatory Interlocutory Injunctions; Québec Courts Follow Suit
- 2018 – Corporate Responsibility: What Happens Abroad Doesn’t Stay There
- 2017 – Cheque Fraud: In 5-4 Split, the SCC Upholds and Refines Existing Defences to Conversion Claims Under the Bills of Exchange Act
- 2016 – The SCC Reconsiders Shareholder Oppression Under the CBCA
- 2016 – Cheque Yourself: Who Bears the Risk of Employee Fraud?
- 2015 – Norwich Orders – Quebec Courts Unmask “Anonymous” Online Offenders
- 2020 – Daniel Baum appointed to the 10+ Standing Committee of The Advocates’ Society
- 2020 – New partners at Langlois
- 2017 – Sean Griffin and Daniel Baum publish an article in InHouse magazine on Canadian courts’ jurisdiction over multinationals’ conduct aboard
- 2017 – Hubert Camirand and Daniel Baum publish an article on CBCA Shareholder Oppression in InHouse Magazine
- 2014 – The Firm Welcomes Daniel Baum to Its Litigation Team
Coauthor with Sean Griffin of the article “Corporate responsibility: What happens abroad doesn’t stay there”, The Lawyer’s Daily, February 15, 2018
Since 2020 – Member of the 10+ Standing Committee of the Advocates’ Society
Kidney Foundation of Canada – Québec Board of Directors
Lord Reading Law Society
Young Bar of Montréal