Patrick advises and represents small to large private and public sector clients on labour and employment law and health law matters. Recognized as a Next Generation Lawyer (Labour and Employment) in the 2018 edition of the Legal 500 Canada, Patrick’s experience and expertise allow him to provide creative, business-oriented solutions tailored to clients’ needs.
Patrick advises employers on all matters related to:
- employment standards
- labour relations
- workplace human rights issues
- workplace health and safety
He regularly represents clients before Québec’s Administrative Labour Tribunal, in grievance arbitrations, at the Court of Québec, the Superior Court of Québec and the Québec Court of Appeal.
Patrick also advises on labour and employment matters relating to:
- employment policies
- individual and collective dismissals
- harassment and workplace violence
- commercial transaction
- privacy and confidentiality issues
He also advises executives and senior managers in the context of constructive or wrongful dismissal matters. In addition, Patrick has represented clients in the context of injunctive proceedings pertaining to the enforcement of restrictive covenants, including non-solicitation and non-competition obligations.
Patrick has also developed expertise in matters concerning the health and social services sector, more specifically in providing advice to health establishments regarding physicians’ privileges, physician management and in the context of disciplinary matters concerning physicians. He also advises hospitals on corporate, employment and labour matters.
Patrick has written a number of published articles and regularly gives presentations and training seminars. He also worked as a parliamentary intern in Ottawa prior to his career in law.