Eric Azran

Éric Azran Partner

Eric Azran

Education

  • Université de Montréal (LL.B. 1998)

Bar Admission

  • Québec, 1999
Representative Work
  • Represented Aviva Insurance Company before the Supreme Court of Canada, in a dispute of national importance in which the central question was litigation privilege and whether it can be raised in opposition to administrative investigators.
  • Represented the St. Lawrence Seaway Corporation (SLSC) in a major constitutional dispute, in which the Superior Court had to determine whether the Quebec Act respecting occupational health and safety (AOHS) could apply to persons who work on a federal undertaking's construction sites. The SLSC won its case in May 2016.
  • Represented several seniors' residence owners in their dispute with the Comité paritaire de l’entretien d’édifices publics. This was an important case in which the Court of Appeal was called on to decide whether a seniors' residence was a “public building” within the meaning of the Decree respecting building service employees. In April 2016, the Court of Appeal ruled in favour of the seniors' residence owners.
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Accolades
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 in corporate and commercial litigation.
  • Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms 2017.
  • Le Monde Juridique magazine as Plaideur de l'Année 2016 de 40 ans et moins (2016 Litigator of the Year among attorneys under 40).
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