Jules Brière has been in private practice in Quebec City since 1976. He has acquired a strong reputation in constitutional law, administrative law, health law and the law governing public lands (production, transmission and distribution of hydro-electricity; forestry and land management).
Mr. Brière has on many occasions advised governments, various ministries and public and parapublic agencies on the legal aspects of resource management and development in the public domain, the legal regime governing the preservation of agricultural land and agricultural activities, the rules on access to information and the protection of personal information, as well as the legal relations between the state and aboriginal nations. He has also advised and represented Crown corporations and private businesses and acted as a legal advisor on the implementation of large projects.
In addition, Mr. Brière has participated as a legislative drafter in the design, writing and review in parliamentary committee of a large number of government bills introduced in the National Assembly of Quebec. He is the author of a variety of publications dealing with administrative law and constitutional law.