Antoine Veillette

Lawyer - Quebec City

Québec Bar 2018
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Antoine Veillette is a lawyer in the civil and commercial litigation group in the Quebec City office of Langlois lawyers. He has a particular interest in bankruptcy and insolvency matters as well as class actions.

Prior to joining the firm as a student in the summer of 2017 and completing his articles 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.

Education

LL.B., Civil Law, Laval University, 2017

B.A., Public Affairs and International Relations, 2015

International Profile, semester at Science Po Strasbourg, 2014

Rankings & Recognitions

Representative Work

  • 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.

Publications

Articles

Other Publications

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

Events

Others

2019 – “Les différentes immunités de divulgation de la preuve” (The different types of immunity from disclosure of evidence), webinar, Éditions Yvon Blais, October 2019

Involvement

Since 2018 – Member of the board of directors of Libre Emploi

Professional Associations

Since 2018 – Member of the Young Bar Association of Quebec City

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