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JEAN-FRANÇOIS
Delisle

Title: lawyer Year of call: 2008

Expertise: environmental law  |  municipal law

Native of Thetford Mines, Jean-Francois Delisle was admitted as a member of the Québec Bar in 2008 after obtaining a Bachelor of Laws degree from Université du Québec à Montréal and completed his internship in our law firm. He specializes in municipal and environmental law.

His fields of specialization include:

  • Public Administration (municipal, provincial, federal)
  • Environment
  • Manufacturing

Assistant: Catherine Pedneault

Expertise

  • Environmental law (public hearings and BAPE hearings, government controls, hazardous materials , land protection and rehabilitation, appeal of government decisions)
  • Municipal law (land use and urban planning, municipal jurisdiction and regulatory powers, right of expropriation for public purposes, municipal taxation)

Education

  • LL.B., Université du Québec à Montréal (2006)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Saguenay) (2007 to present)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • “La gestion des terrains contaminés,” a presentation at the municipal symposium on the environment in Rouyn-Noranda (November 2016)
  • “Diligence raisonnable pour éviter une condamnation environnementale,” a presentation to Cain Lamarre legal experts (January 2015)
  • “Êtes-vous prêts pour la fin du monde?” an environmental presentation with François Bouchard as part of Cain Lamarre lawyers’ annual general meeting (November 2014)

Associations, committees, boards

  • Chair, board of directors, Centre québécois de Développement durable
  • Former secretary, Rendez-vous des Gens d’affaires (Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean)

Distinctions

  • Member of the team of Université du Québec à Montréal and having won 2 prizes at the 2006 Pan-Canadian Interuniversity Gale advocacy competition in criminal and constitutional law.