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Former senior judge of the Québec Court of Appeal, the Honourable Pierre Dalphond is a senior counsel within the Litigation Group of Stikeman Elliott’s Montréal office. He provides strategic advice in all areas of law and acts as a mediator and commercial arbitrator.
As a judge from 1995 to 2014, he wrote about 1,500 judgments including leading decisions in constitutional law, class actions, insurance, construction, commercial law, corporate law, securities, banking and insolvency cases.
Before being named judge in 1995, at age 41, he was a partner in another Canada-wide law firm where he practiced commercial law, focusing mainly on investments in Canada, mega power supply contracts as well as private financing and complex joint ventures and acquisitions.
He is a Director of the Québec Society of Comparative Law and a member of the Philippe Kirsch Institute (organization promoting international law), the ICC Institute of World Business Law, CCI Canada (arbitration) and the International Bar Association.
He regularly gives conferences in Canada and abroad (over a hundred in the past 10 years, in Canada, the United-States, China, Brazil, France, Rwanda and Kenya).
The Honourable Pierre J. Dalphond