Jean-François Landry is a lawyer in the Montréal office of Langlois Lawyers. He practices administrative law and civil and commercial litigation, primarily in the areas of professional liability, the liability of directors and officers, and insurance coverage disputes.
He is also called upon to intervene in files involving injunctions, seizures and other extraordinary remedies.
Has represented lawyers, architects, land surveyors, real estate brokers, evaluators and engineers in various professional liability lawsuits.
Has 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
Has successfully represented professional orders, particularly in injunctive proceedings brought against their disciplinary bodies.
- 2022 – Qualified immunity in professional law: a strong ground for dismissal
- 2020 – Completed operations hazard coverage in a wrap-up policy
- 2019 – Professional Liability – the Risks of Offering Advice Beyond the Scope of One’s Mandate
2017 – Canada: Quebec: A Warning on the Scope of a Lawyer’s Duty to Advise
2015 – Coauthor, “Responsabilité civile des arpenteurs-géomètres” (Civil liability of surveyors), in JurisClasseur Québec, vol. “Responsabilité civile et professionnelle”, fasc. 30, Montréal, LexisNexis
- 2020 – Insurance Law Course: Admission of extrinsic evidence where there is an insurer’s duty to defend
2018 – Speaker, “L’élasticité du lien de causalité en responsabilité civile professionnelle au Québec” (The elasticity of the causal link in Quebec’s professional liability law), Cercle de l’assurance de dommages, Montréal, November 7, 2018
Since 2020 – Director of the Collège Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière Bouchard Foundation
2017 to 2019 – Member of the coordination committee of theatre supporters Philanthropes du premier acte, Théâtre du Rideau Vert
Since 2016 – Member of the Canadian Maritime Law Association
Since 2015 – Member of the Young Bar of Montréal
LL.M., Master of Laws, in Commercial Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2016
J.D., Juris Doctor, Dalhousie University, 2014
LL.L., Licence in Law, University of Ottawa, 2013
B.Soc.Sc., Bachelor of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa, 2013
Rankings & Recognitions
LL.M., with Merit, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2016
Areas of Practice