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GUILLAUME
Jobin

Title: lawyer Year of call: 2008

Expertise: municipal law  |  litigation

Guillaume Jobin specializes in civil litigation and municipal law.

He represents municipalities and offers legal advice to help them navigate the challenges they face. His experience of more than nine years on a city council makes him sensitive to the specific needs of the elected officials and civil servants with which he works.

He also represents and advises businesses and individuals in a range of civil law fields, including:

  • Real estate law
  • Securities and mortgages
  • Property litigation and neighborhood disturbances
  • Construction and latent defects
  • Estate litigation

His fields of specialization include:

  • Public Administration (municipal)
  • Construction
  • Real Estate

Assistant: Annie Gagné Levasseur

Expertise

  • Municipal law (access to municipal documents, land use and urban planning, municipal jurisdiction and regulatory powers, right of expropriation for public purposes, municipal taxation, functioning of municipal councils, elections, ethics, and professional conduct , contract management, preservation of agricultural land and activities)
  • Litigation (commercial litigation, remedies of all types, extraordinary remedies, civil liability, estates)

Education

  • LL.B., Université Laval (2007)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Quebec City) (2016 to present)
  • Bouchard Pagé Tremblay (Quebec City)
  • Boilard Renaud, notaires (Quebec City)
  • Ogilvy Renault (Quebec City)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • "Les dépassements de coût dans le cadre d'un contrat à forfait," article published in Magasine Scribe (february 2017)
  • "Le fameux déneigement : que faire si le travail de l’entrepreneur est bâclé?," legal column for Québec-Municipal (march 2017)
  • "Ce que vous devriez savoir (ou que vous auriez dû savoir…) concernant vos droits," presentation to members of the Saint-Raymond/Saint-Léonard/Rivière-à-Pierre/Sainte-Christine Regional Chamber of Commerce (march 2017)
  • "La gestion financière municipale," a presentation to FQM members (2017)

Associations, committees, boards

  • President and founding member of the Louis-Jobin High School Foundation
  • Member of the three chambers of commerce in the Portneuf region
  • Member of the Quebec City Junior Chamber of Commerce 

  • President and owner of Garderie les Matelots (private daycare with 80 spots)

  • Former member of the Ville de Saint-Raymond city council (9 years) 

Distinctions

  • Recipient of the Millennium Scholarship Foundation Excellence Award (social involvement and academic achievement)
  • Recipient of Municipal Personality of the Year at the 2012 Gala personnalité Martinet/CJSR
  • Recipient of the Governor General’s Academic Medal in Canadian history