Nathalie Dubé

Lawyer, Partner - Quebec City

Quebec Bar : 2002
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Nathalie Dubé is a litigator practising primarily in the areas of insurance law and professional and disciplinary law. Her versatility allows her to act before all levels of the courts and well as before disciplinary and even penal tribunals. She represents insurers in subrogatory proceedings, advises on coverage issues and defends insurers and their insured in a variety of litigious matters including actions based on civil and professional liability.

Her expertise in disciplinary law led her to co-author, with other lawyers of the firm, a summary of professional law that was published in 2007. She is able to act in professional law in the regulatory sphere, in disciplinary matters, in investigations for illegal practice of a profession or unlawful use of the title of a professional, and in providing advice to professional orders including their boards of directors, professional inspection committees and review committees.

Education

2000 – LL. B., Civil Law Laval University

1995 – Certificate in Social Services Laval University

Rankings & Recognitions

1999 – Award for best pleader and best mooting pair at Laval University’s “Coupe du Doyen” moot court competition

Industries

Representative Work

Various insurers    
Worked on numerous legal opinions on insurance coverage.

9124-4541 Québec Inc. et al. v. Intact Assurance

Langlois successfully contested a claim by Intact’s insured following a fire in a poultry processing plant. Despite the insurer’s insistence that restoration measures be taken, the insured failed to do so. The latter nevertheless maintained that their loss of clientele and the progressive deterioration of the premises were attributable to the insurer, from which they claimed over $8 million. This matter involved the obligations of the parties to an insurance contract following a loss, particularly the insured’s obligation to minimize its losses. The importance of this obligation, discussed at first instance, was emphasized by the Court of Appeal. 

Publications

Articles

News

Other Publications

2007 – VILLENEUVE Jean-Guy, DUBÉ Nathalie, HOBDAY Tina, DESHARNAIS Delbie, LEBEL François, COSSETTE Marie, Précis de droit professionnel (Summary of Professional Law), Éditions Yvon Blais Inc., Cowansville

Professional Associations

Since 2013 – Member of the Quebec Association of Women in Finance (AFFQ) and involvement in the Quebec Committee

2009-2011 – President of the Professional Development Committee of the Québec City Junior Bar Association

2002-2009 – Involvement in the Committee of the Québec City Junior Bar Association

Since 2004 – Member of the Quebec Association of Women in Insurance (AFAQ)

From 2004 to 2006 – Member of the Board of Directors of Maison Kinsmen Marie-Rollet

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