Frédéric Massé


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Frédéric has developed a specialized expertise in collective labour relations and administrative law matters, particularly judicial reviews. He is also very active in the area of collective labour relations between producers and artists and in collective bargaining negotiations.

Frédéric has served as both lead negotiator and external counsel in connection with numerous collective bargaining negotiations in a variety of industries, from film and television production, to the private education and industrial manufacturing sectors, at both the provincial and federal levels.

He has been called upon to make several representations before numerous administrative tribunals (Tribunal administratif du travail, Tribunal administratif du Québec, Access to Information Commission), as well as before the Québec Superior Court, the Court of Appeal of Québec and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Frédéric also possesses in-depth experience in specialty practice areas, including pay equity, pension plan management and educational law. He frequently assists clients with the development and implementation of complex strategies involving a number of different law sectors and those having significant multidisciplinary facets.



  • Spokesman for the Association québécoise de la production médiatique (Québec Television and Film Producers Association) in various province-wide and nationwide collective bargaining negotiations.
  • Spokesman for various businesses in the manufacturing and education sectors involved in negotiating renewals of their collective labour agreements.
  • Lead counsel in a constitutional law contestation dealing with the freedom of expression of an employer concerning staff members.

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Professional Involvement

  • Member, Barreau du Québec
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Entertainment Law). Also recognized since 2016 (Labour and Employment Law) and since 2018 (Employee Benefits Law)
  • Recognized in the 2024 edition (and since 2022) of Chambers Canada — Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business (Labour and Employment Law: Québec).
  • Recognized in the 2024 edition (and since 2023) of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Employment Law), since 2017 (Labour Relations) and in the 2020 edition (Workplace Human Rights).
  • Recognized in the 2024 edition (and since 2019) in the Benchmark Canada - Canada's Leading Litigation Law Firms and Attorneys as a Future Star.
  • Recognized in the 2023 edition of Who's Who Legal: Canada (Labour, Employment & Benefits).

Bar Admission & Education

  • Québec, 2000
  • LLB, Université du Québec à Montréal, 1999