Lawyer - Montréal
Jean-Philippe Dionne is a lawyer in the Litigation group at Langlois Lawyers in Montréal. His practice focuses mainly on civil and commercial litigation.
Jean-Philippe was the recipient of several awards and scholarships for his excellent academic results. In particular, he obtained the best cumulative average in his class for three consecutive years while earning his civil law degree.
During his law studies, he participated in the 2018 Laskin Moot Court Competition (in constitutional and administrative law), where his team was awarded second prize for best factums. He subsequently co-coached University of Ottawa’s Civil Law Section team in the Laskin Moot Court Competition in 2019 and 2020.
Prior to joining Langlois, he was a litigation lawyer with a national firm.
J.D., University of Ottawa, 2019
LL.L., University of Ottawa, 2018
B.A., McGill University (First-class Honours), 2015
Rankings & Recognitions
Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History Award (awarded to the top ten students in the University of Ottawa’s Common Law Section), 2019
Gold Medal and Law School Plaque (highest cumulative GPA in the entire civil law degree program – University of Ottawa), 2018
- 2023 – The SCC issues a landmark ruling on the territorial jurisdiction of Québec’s administrative tribunals
- 2022 – The Court of Appeal finds that the principle of proportionality does not extend the scope of the doctrine of forum of necessity
- 2022 – Bilingualism required? The New Brunswick Court of Queen’s Bench considers the appointment of a unilingual English speaking Lieutenant-Governor