Jean-Philippe Groleau - Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Jean-Philippe Groleau

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2016

Jean-Philippe Groleau is a partner in the Litigation and Investigations & White Collar Defence practices. He is capable of handling the full range of corporate and commercial disputes faced by his clients. He also has considerable experience dealing with cases in a wide variety of fields, ranging from defending against class actions and white-collar crime prosecutions to launching constitutional challenges and judicial reviews, with a special emphasis on appellate work. He has been involved in preparing and pleading cases before all judicial bodies in Québec as well as before the federal courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada. He has, amongst other things, appeared as lead counsel before the Supreme Court of Canada on three (3) occasions, including in a major case concerning the use of wiretap evidence in civil cases.  He has also represented his clients before administrative tribunals.  His clients include Brault et Martineau, Ciment McInnis, Couche-Tard, Google, Groupe Hexagone, the City of Lévis, Loto-Québec and Sears Canada.

Jean-Philippe joined the firm as a student in 2001 and was hired as a lawyer in 2004, after having completed an LL.M. in public international law at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (First Class Honours). From 2007 to 2009, Jean-Philippe was an associate at the London office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he acquired significant experience in public international law and multijurisdictional disputes and investigations. He returned to Davies as a partner in 2009, when he also resumed his duties as a member of the interview team of the firm's Students/Stagiaires Recruitment Committee.

Université de MontréalLL.B 2002University of CambridgeLL.M 2004

Office Location

1501 McGill College Avenue, 26th Floor
Montréal, QC H3A 3N9

Practice Areas

Corporate and Commercial Litigation