Team
Samuel Bachand

Boisbriand

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ASSISTANT

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Biography

Samuel Bachand advises and represents clients in matters related to administrative and constitutional law, and contractual and extracontractual liability. He has taught many courses at the Faculty of Law of Université de Montréal. His oral and written advocacy skills are sought after.

 

Fields of competence

  • Constitutional Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Litigation
  • Government affairs

 

Representative work

Constitutional challenge of provincial statutes and regulations purporting to govern telecommunication undertakings. 

Judicial review of government decisions adverse to businesses and land owners.

Civil defence of airports, aerodromes and aeronautic businesses in alleged nuisance cases.

Complex legal opinions on the interpretation of statutes, regulations, by-laws and contracts.

Cases dealing with disguised expropriation, acquired rights and civil liability in municipal matters.

 

Year of call

Québec Bar, 2011; Law Society of Ontario, 2012

 

Education

LL.B. (civil law), J.D. (common law)

 

Publications

2019 - Hon. G. MOORE and S. BACHAND, "Meilleures pratiques de rédaction juridique: points de vue d'un magistrat et d'un praticien", lecture for the Young Bar of Montréal, January 2019

2018 - D. HELLY, S. BACHAND and M. BENMOUSSA, "À la recherche d'une définition pragmatique de la haine", Revue du Barreau du Québec, volume 77, Fall 2018

2018 - Guest lecturer, professional development workshop "Techniques de plaidoirie" with Mtre Michel Décary and Mtre Sébastien Richemont, ESG-UQAM, Montréal, April 18, 2018

2018 - "Le crépuscule du point virgule ou la rédaction des actes de procédure civile au 21e siècle", Journal du Barreau, April 2018

2017 - S. BACHAND and R. PROVOST, "Execution of Out-of-Quebec Judgments: No Smokescreen Allowed", online, September 25, 2017

2014 - S. BACHAND, "10 jugements essentiels en matière de contrôle judiciaire de l'administration", Blogue du CRL, May 13, 2014

2012 - J.A. WOODS and S. BACHAND, "Specific Performance and Injunctive Powers of Arbitral Tribunals: the Quebec Perspective", conference text for the Arbitration and Mediation Institute of Canada, 2012

2010 - S. RICHEMONT et S. BACHAND, in Les sociétés par actions, "Recours des actionnaires minoritaires sous l'égide de la nouvelle Loi sur les sociétés par actions : des voeux exaucés", Collection Blais 2010, Vol. 7, Montréal, Ed. Yvon Blais, 2010

 

Social involvement

Since 2020 - Director, Orchestre 21

2018 - Gouverneur de la relève, Fondation du Barreau du Québec

2014 to 2016 - Director, Young Bar of Montréal

2007 to 2011 - Director, Grenier populaire des Basses-Laurentides


Education

LL.B., JD