André Rivest - Gowling WLG

André Rivest

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 514-392-9560

Andre heads the Advertising and Marketing law group in Gowlings' Montreal office.    He has been practising in the field of advertising law for over 18 years.  Andre reviews and pre-approves advertisements for print media, radio, television and the Internet  and also advises national and international corporations with respect to their obligations in terms of advertising and marketing in Quebec.    More particularly, Andre is frequently called upon to provide guidance on obligations of advertisers and manufacturers under the Quebec Consumer Protection Act and the Charter of the French language.      Andre also has litigation experience and has represented advertisers and manufacturers in civil and penal actions related to advertising and marketing issues.    He is a frequent speaker and writer on Quebec advertising law issues.  Andre has taught law at McGill University for MBA and continuing education student as well as at the Quebec Bar admission program.

University of OttawaLL.B 1986

Client Comments

"With respect to experience, legal knowledge, working relationship, availability, effectiveness, in and out of court, clarity of communications to both client and adversary, Andre Rivest, in my book, gets top marks. As from time to time I have reservation in recommending Me Rivest to any other business acquaintances."

Office Location

3700-1 Place Ville Marie
Montréal, QC H3B 3P4

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Advertising and Marketing Law of the Montréal Metro Area
André Rivest has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Advertising and Marketing Law

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