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STÉPHANE
Lamarre

Title: lawyer, equity partner, managing partner, Montréal region Year of call: 1990

Expertise: transportation law

Stéphane Lamarre practices primarily in transportation law, both with administrative organizations and civil and criminal courts. He counsels a range of clients in freight and passenger road transport. He also gives training sessions to various sector-based associations in the road transport industry. He is a regular guest speaker and has published articles in a number of trade publications.
 
Stéphane has been a lecturer at Université du Québec à Montréal and at Cégep André-Laurendeau and Cégep Lionel-Groulx, teaching the legal and regulatory aspects of road transport.

His fields of specialization include:

  • Agriculture and Agrifood
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Groups and Associations
  • Transportation

Assistant: Johanne Harnois

Expertise

  • Transportation law (contracts of carriage, license applications, business law pertaining to transport, road transport law, criminal offences in and outside Québec, obligations of owners, operators, and drivers of heavy vehicles, , representation before criminal and civil courts, civil and contractual liability, international transport treaties, interprovincial and international transport)

Education

  • LL.B., Université Laval (1989)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Montreal) (2003 to present)
  • Flynn Rivard (Montreal)
  • Autocars Connaisseur (Montreal)
  • Lavoie Morency (Montreal)
  • Ministère de la Justice (Quebec City)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • La télémétrie au service de la prévention, conférence donnée conjointement avec Me François Rouette dans le cadre de la 3e édition, la conférence des utilisateurs d’ISAAC 2017
  • Talk offered as part of Université Laval's master's miniprogram in passenger transport
  • Various lectures and training sessions on transportation law
  • Coauthor of "L’encadrement légal du transport routier par véhicules lourds au Québec", published by CCH
  • Various articles in transportation trade magazines
  • Instructor, maritime and land transportation regulation, Bachelor’s of Transportation Management, UQAM
  • Instructor, transportation law, Cégep André-Laurendau and Cégep Lionel-Groulx

Associations, committees, boards

  • Ex officio president, Canadian Transport Lawyers Association
  • Member, board of directors, Fondation pour la formation professionnelle en transport routier des marchandises du Québec
  • Member, safety campaign partner committee, Fédération des transporteurs par autobus
  • Member, product and service suppliers committee, Association du camionnage du Québec
  • Trustee, bus insurance program trust
  • Former member, board of directors and executive committee, Transportation Lawyers Association (United States)
  • Former member, board of directors, Canadian Transport Lawyers Association
  • Former member, executive committee, Canadian Transport Lawyers Association
  • Former member, board of directors, CPE Kateri

Distinctions

  • Transportation law expertise recognized in the Global Directory of Who’s Who (since 2015)
  • Transportation law expertise recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada (since 2013)
  • A recognized leader in the field of transportation law, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (since 2014)
  • Named distinguished graduate, Université Laval