- University of Ottawa, LL.B
- University of Ottawa, B.A. (Political Science)
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Sylvain is a partner in Osler’s Montréal office. His practice focuses on commercial, administrative and constitutional litigation, including aspects pertaining to Aboriginal rights. Involved in a number of class actions, including liability, pension and competition cases, and in many shareholder disputes. Counsel to Commissions of Inquiries. Appears before all levels of federal and provincial courts, commissions and governmental boards. Taught administrative law at the University of Ottawa, the University of Montréal and for the Québec Bar. Has given several conferences and written numerous articles in his fields. Fellow of the ACTL. Past Chair of the ACTL Provincial Committee. Past Chair of the Montréal Bar Committee on Civil Justice and past Chair of the CBA’s Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties Section. He is Advocatus Emeritus since 2007 and is a special advocate under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA).