Marie-Claude St-Amant

Marie-Claude has been a member of the Barreau du Québec since 2006 after completing her Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) at Université Laval.

A partner at the firm, she practices labour law, both in collective and individual labour relations, and is particularly interested in cases involving grievance arbitration, certification, orders and injunctions related to labour disputes, workplace discrimination and human rights, occupational diseases and legal issues affecting the arts community.

She has developed an expertise in constitutional challenges of regulatory and legislative provisions. She has successfully argued that provisions in the Highway Safety Code and a by-law in the City of Montreal be invalidated for violating freedoms of association and expression. Marie-Claude has also developed an expertise in administrative law, disciplinary and professional law, class action lawsuits and animal rights.

Marie-Claude is a founding member of the Association des juristes progressistes (AJP) and is co-chair of the International Labour Rights Committee of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers (CALL).

She is a member of the Board of Directors at the Montreal SPCA and a lecturer in animal law at the Université du Québec à Montréal.

As part of her practice, Marie-Claude regularly represents clients before the different administrative tribunals, the Superior Court and the Court of Appeal, drafts legal opinions and gives training on a variety of topics.

Marie-Claude practices in both French and English.

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