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André Lepage is a partner with BCF, practicing with the Labour and Employment Law and Human Rights groups.

André’s diversified experience spans the full spectrum of labour and employment law as well as the human rights fields. He often acts as negotiator during collective bargaining agreement negotiations as well as strategic counsel to small, medium and large business in connection with the planning and reorganization of their human resources. André’s practice equally includes the drafting of employment contracts, occupational health and safety and labour standards, the interpretation and application of collective bargaining agreements, as well as injunction proceedings.

Moreover, André frequently appears before the Tribunal administratif du travail, and grievance arbitration tribunals. He also makes representations before the Quebec Superior Court, the Court of Quebec as well as the Court of Appeal of Quebec. Employers regularly ask him to speak about current labour and employment issues.

André also specializes in sports labour law and represents National Hockey League teams in salary and grievance arbitration matters. He also teaches sports law at the Faculty of Law of Université Laval.

Recognitions

Named by his peers to be included in the Best Lawyers® in Canada's list in Labour and Employment Law since 2016.

Professional affiliations

  • Sports Lawyers Association

Representative work

Manufacturing and Services Enterprises

André represents small, medium and large enterprises in both the manufacturing and services sectors, in particular before adjudicators in connection with disputes related to disciplinary measures and employment terminations, and also negotiates their collective agreements.

Retail Businesses

André provides legal counsel in relation to labour and employment law issues to various retail businesses, in particular, one with over 5,000 employees.

National Hockey League

André represents half of the National Hockey League's teams. Summer 2015, he worked with the Ottawa Senators, the Nashville's Predators and the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Childcare Centres and Coordinating Offices

André represents and advises several childcare centres and coordinating offices in various regions across Québec.

Involvement

  • Member of BCF's Board of Directors.

  • Member of the board of directors of the Centre National d'Entraînement Pierre-Harvey (CNEPH) as well as the Centre Durocher.

Contact

418 649-5487
514-397-5581
andre.lepage@bcf.ca

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Assistant(s)

Françoise Desmangles

418 694-2920 #6489
francoise.desmangles@bcf.ca

Montreal

25th Floor
1100 René-Lévesque Blvd West
Montreal, Quebec   H3B 5C9
CANADA
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fax : 514 397-8515
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Quebec City

Complexe Jules-Dallaire, T1
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Quebec City, Quebec   G1V 0B9
CANADA
tel. : 418 266-4500
fax : 418 266-4515
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