Lawyer - Quebec City
Antoine Veillette is a lawyer practising at Langlois Lawyers’ Québec City office. He focuses mainly on matters involving civil and commercial litigation, such as consumer law, environmental law and product liability.
Antoine provides counsel in cases involving complex litigation, which are often document-intensive. When it comes to resolving disputes, his clients benefit from his considerable experience, his outstanding ability to summarize and a pragmatic approach.
Antoine’s practice covers all aspects of civil and commercial litigation, which include settlement negotiations to avoid litigation and appearing before various provincial courts. Renowned for his rigorous analytical skills and copywriting proficiency, he his regularly called upon to prepare procedural acts and legal notices.
Prior to joining the firm as a student in the summer of 2017 and completing his articling there, he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Public Affairs and International Relations. This allowed him to gain knowledge of international law, especially regarding international trade.
Antoine carries on his practice in both English and French.
LL.B., Civil Law, Laval University, 2017
B.A., Public Affairs and International Relations, 2015
International Profile, semester at Science Po Strasbourg, 2014
Victory for Langlois in an environmental class action
Langlois Lawyers successfully represented their client, Compagnie d’Arrimage de Québec (“CAQ”), a Quebec City company specializing in handling solid bulk cargo, in a class action regarding neighbourhood disturbances related to dust. A group of Limoilou residents was suing the CAQ and the Québec Port Authority for more than $350 million in compensatory and punitive damages, as well as a permanent injunction to change their operations.
- 2021 – Recognition of the validity of legal fee reimbursement clauses in a loan contract: principles to keep in mind
- 2020 – Appointment of receiver and notice of exercise: will the Court of Appeal settle the controversy?
- 2020 – Limiting the economic impact of COVID-19 on your business: planning for recovery
- 2018 – Authenticity, Reliability and Integrity of a Recording on a Technological Medium: The Court of Appeal Provides Some Clarification
- 2017 – Words Fade Away, but Recordings Remain: the Admissibility into Evidence of Audio and Video Recordings
2021 – “Chronique – Les développements récents entourant l’expertise” (Feature on the recent developments concerning expert assessments), coauthored with Victoria Lemieux-Brown, Repères, Éditions Yvon Blais, EYB2021REP3284, May 2021.
2020 – “Commentaire sur la décision Acier Century c. Ville de Montréal – Les principes du partage de responsabilité dans le cadre de fautes contributoires” (Case comment on Acier Century v. Ville de Montréal Principles linked to shared responsibility with respect to contributory negligence), coauthored with Audrey Bolduc‑Boisvert, Repères, EYB2020REP3163, October 2020.
2020 – “Commentaire sur la décision G.C. c. Brahm – La responsabilité civile d’un expert et les dommages punitifs” (Case comment on GC v. Brahm – Public liability of an expert and punitive damages), co-authored with Victoria Lemieux-Brown, Repères, Éditions Yvon Blais, EYB2020REP3125, August 2020.
2019 – “Chronique – Le privilège relatif aux règlements” (Column – Settlement privilege), co-authored with Victoria Lemieux-Brown, Repères, Éditions Yvon Blais, November 2019, EYB2019REP2865.
2019 – “Commentaire sur la décision Diakité c. Commission scolaire des Grandes-Seigneuries – L’intervention forcée et la saine administration de la justice” (Case comment on Diakité v. Commission scolaire des Grandes-Seigneuries – Forced intervention and the fair administration of justice), Repères, EYB2019REP2830, September 2019.
2019 – Contributor: “Commentaire sur la décision Duguay c. Compagnie General Motors du Canada – La divulgation de la preuve dans le cadre de l’action collective”, co-authored with Vincent de l’Étoile and Victoria Lemieux-Brown, Repères, Éditions Yvon Blais, August 2019, EYB2019REP2812.
2019 – “Commentaire sur la décision Ville de Laval c. 9314-0887 Québec inc. – La divulgation de la preuve à la suite des interrogatoires préalables et les différents privilèges” (Case comment on Ville de Laval v. 9314-0887 Québec Inc. – Disclosure of evidence following pre-trial examinations, and the various evidentiary privileges), co-authored with Victoria Lemieux-Brown, Repères, Éditions Yvon Blais, June 2019, EYB2019REP2777.
2018 – “Chronique – Les troubles de voisinage : un survol des principes généraux” (Neighbourhood disturbances – an overview of the general principles), co-authored with Sarah Blanchet and Victoria Lemieux-Brown, Repères, Éditions Yvon Blais, October 2018, EYB2018REP2579
2021 – “Les immunités de divulgation de la preuve” (Disclosure of evidence and immunity) online conference presented [in French] to the Canadian Association of Paralegals, February 4, 2021.
2019 – “Les différentes immunités de divulgation de la preuve” (The different types of immunity from disclosure of evidence), webinar, Éditions Yvon Blais, October 2019
Since 2018 – Member of the board of directors of Libre Emploi
Since 2018 – Member of the Young Bar Association of Quebec City