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Lorne Giroux

Senior law advisor, administrative law

Lorne Giroux holds a Master of Laws degree from Harvard University, a Doctor of Laws degree from Laval University and was a professor of law at Laval University for many years. He was a judge at the Quebec Court of Appeal from 2005 to 2020.


Mr. Giroux is a specialist in administrative law. His expertise is particularly recognized in the areas of municipal law, environmental law, constitutional law and land use planning law. As an expert, he participated in the drafting of the Act respecting land use planning and development.


A prolific and renowned author, his doctrinal works are regularly cited in decisions of higher courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada.


After he left the Court of Appeal, the Faculty of Law of Laval University granted him the status of Judge in Residence in 2021, along with the Honourable Claire l'Heureux-Dubé and Louis LeBel.


Ms. Giroux's expertise is particularly valued in the handling of many complex legal cases and is also used in the ongoing training of our students, articling students and junior lawyers.

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