Me René Piotte
Managing partner
President of the executive committee

Montreal Office
Direct line : (514) 876-6232
Fax : (514) 876-6332

H. Désy
Direct line : (514) 878-3089 # 2332
Fax : (514) 878-3053 

 Lawyer's profile
  • Protection of personal information
  • Grievances and dispute arbitration
  • Contracts of public bodies
  • Judicial review of government action
  • Law of professions
  • Collective agreements
  • Organization of healthcare establishments and educational institutions
  • Police organization and ethics
  • Pensions and benefits Law
Areas of Expertise

Administrative Law and Labour Law.

René Piotte has a large experience as a legal advisor for various organizations in the public sector, particularly in the area of corporate operations and labour relations.

Mr. Piotte is managing partner and chairman of the firm’s Executive Committee.
Typical Interventions
  • Legal advisor for various clients, particularly in the public sector, municipalities, professional corporations, the health and social services network, public corporations, and universities.
  • Representation of clients before civil and administrative courts, including on major group insurance, equal-pay and pension fund issues.
  • Spokesman for clients during collective bargaining negotiations.
  • Drafting of official and regulatory documents (regulations, policies, agreements between public-sector organizations, etc.).
Education background

Quebec Bar (1981).

Master Degree studies in Public Law, Faculté des études supérieures, Université de Montréal (1979).

Law Degree (LL.L.), Université de Montréal (1978).
Professional Influence

Mr. Piotte has held a position as associate professor at the Université de Montréal Law Faculty, as well as researcher at the Centre de recherche en droit public of that institution.

He is credited for publications on issues relating to information and telecommunications law.

He has also been a member of liaison committees at the Montreal Bar with the Quebec Court of Appeal and judicial services, and as Vice-Chairman of the Constitutional Law and Public Freedoms section of the Canadian Bar Association.

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