Considered the pioneer of Advertising and Communications Law in the province of Quebec, Robert B. Legault has extensive expertise with respect to legislation regarding commercial advertising, marketing, promotions and communications. He is recognized as an expert in the fields of automotive advertising, children’s advertising and spokesperson agreements.
In addition to advising virtually every major advertising agency in Quebec, Mr. Legault also provides legal counsel to numerous associations, including the Association of Canadian Advertisers (ACA) and the Association of Quebec Advertising Agencies (AAPQ). Over the past 25 years, the advertising industry has entrusted him with the mandate of negotiating on behalf of the Joint Producers Association (JPA) the Agreement concerning advertisements with the Union des Artistes (UDA).
Mr. Legault was recommended in the 2013 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as a leading practitioner in the field of Advertising and Marketing Law and he was named “Lawyer of the Year 2012” in Advertising and Marketing Law for the Montreal region – by Best Lawyers®. A well established and respected publication within the legal community, Best Lawyers® honors a single lawyer in each practice area, in each community, with the title “Lawyer of the year”. Mr Legault is listed in Best Lawyers® since 2006.
Areas of Practice
- Advirtising and Marketing Law
- Intellectual Property and Technology
- Labour Law related to Advertising and Entertainment