Louis P. Brien
Partner

Overview

Louis P. Brien practices with the firm’s Litigation, Insurance and Professional Liability Law group. His expertise covers general and professional liability, product liability, as well as directors and officers liability. He is also active in the construction industry, where he is called upon to represent various stakeholders.

Louis acts for manufacturers and their insurers in a broad range of complex product liability disputes in the construction sector, chemicals and adhesives, and other industries at all levels of the supply chain, including raw material suppliers, component manufacturers, original equipment manufacturers, distributors and sellers.

His areas of interest further include personal injury claims as well as municipal liability litigation. In addition, his insurance litigation practice extends to subrogation recoveries and advising clients on coverage issues.

Louis acts before all Quebec courts.

Areas of Expertise
  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance Law
Education
  • LL.B., Université de Sherbrooke, 1988
  • B.Sc. (Political Science), Université de Montréal, 1985
Affiliations and Activities
  • Canadian Bar Association
    • President of the Quebec Division of the Insurance Law and Civil Litigation Section of the Canadian Bar Association (2017-2019)
    • Executive member of the Quebec Division of the Insurance Law and Civil Litigation Section of the Canadian Bar Association (2008- )
    • Executive member of the National Insurance Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association (2009-2013)
    • Executive member of the National Civil Litigation Section of the Canadian Bar Association (2009-2011)
  • Montreal Bar
    • Member of the Superior Court, Civil Matter Liaison Committee (2011-2014)
  • Quebec Bar
    • Member of the Quebec Bar
    • Member of the Quebec Bar Disciplinary Committee (2009- )
    • Governor of the Quebec Bar Foundation
  • Quebec Bar School
    • Lecturer - Contract Law (2010)
    • Lecturer - Civil Liability (2011-2014)
Conferences
Recognition
  • Claude-Beaudoin Award, CBA-Québec, 2019: As President of the Executive Committee of the Insurance Law and Civil Litigation section of the Canadian Bar Association, Québec Division (CBA Québec), Louis was awarded the Claude-Beaudoin Award for Excellence 2019, for all the time and energy the committee has devoted to the Association’s mission, which is to offer its members high-quality continuing education activities.
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Telephone 514 925-6348 Facsimile 514 925-5048 Email
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Year of Call to the Bar

Quebec, 1989

Languages

French, English