A resourceful and dedicated litigator, Joseph-Anaël works with clients to resolve disputes quickly and successfully.
Joseph-Anaël specializes in all aspects of dispute resolution, with a particular focus on health law, public law, and commercial and class action disputes.
In the summer of 2016, Joseph-Anaël was seconded to Air Canada through our Student Secondment Program.
Wärtsilä Canada Inc.
Acting for Wärtsilä Canada Inc., a Finnish based engineering firm, before the Supreme Court of Canada in connection with a product liability litigation arising out of the manufacture and supply of marine engines and associated equipment.
Fédération des médecins spécialistes du Québec
Acting for the Fédération des médecins spécialistes du Québec in a number of important disputes with the Ministre de la Santé et des Services Sociaux (Québec's Ministry of Health).
MSG Lac Mirabel s.e.c., Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund (MSREF) IV Mirabel Trust and others
Acted for MSG Lac Mirabel s.e.c., Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund (MSREF) IV Mirabel Trust and others in defence of a $55-million lawsuit with respect to an alleged agreement for the purchase and sale of a 7.2-million square foot site in Mirabel, Québec, on which a large shopping centre and residential project are now underway.
Acting for Denso Corporation (and related entities) in its defence of dozens of class actions commenced across Canada alleging anti-competitive conduct in respect of the sale of various automotive parts, including contested certification proceedings and with respect to cross-border issues arising out of parallel U.S. class actions.
Cast Steel Products (Canada) Ltd. and Cast Steel Products (US) Ltd.
Acted for Cast Steel Products (Canada) Ltd. and Cast Steel Products (US) Ltd. (CSP) in connection with their litigation against one of their independent sales contractors and certain third parties for having illegally appropriated and made use of confidential commercially sensitive information concerning CSP business and clients.
Egale Canada Human Rights Trust Inc.
Acted for Egale Canada, Canada's only national non-profit organization devoted to the promotion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights, in an action before the Québec Superior Court to invalidate eleven provisions of the Civil Code of Québec that discriminate against trans and intersex individuals and their children.
Québec Superior Court Enforces Right to Collective Bargaining of State Employees
Oct. 08, 2019 - The Québec Superior Court (QSC) recently struck down as unconstitutional back-to-work legislation (Bill 1271) aimed at the Québec government’s advocates and notaries. The decision, released on September 18, 2019, builds on the recent case law of the Supreme Court of Canada which declared that the...
Québec Court Rules Restriction on Growing Cannabis at Home Is Unconstitutional
Sept. 10, 2019 - As a result of a recent decision of the Québec Superior Court (QSC) in Murray Hall c. Procureure générale du Québec1, residents in Québec are no longer prohibited from growing or possessing cannabis plants at home for personal purposes. Under the Cannabis Regulation Act2,...
Legalization of Cannabis: A Guide for Employers
Oct. 19, 2018 - With the legalization of recreational cannabis as of October 17, 2018, Canadian employers must be prepared to understand their rights and responsibilities vis-à-vis their employees. Substance and Drug Use PolicyEmployers are encouraged to adopt or amend their substance and drug use policies to...