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Me Errol Payne

Errol Payne

Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Insurance Law, Civil and Professional Liability
Media Law and Defamation
Mediation and Arbitration

Mr. Payne is a member of the firm since he was called to the Barreau du Québec in 1974.

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Telephone : 418 692-4180
Fax : 418 692-5321

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Mr. Payne has been practicing law for nearly forty-five years, primarily in civil and professional liability, general insurance, life and disability insurance, and media law (violation of privacy and reputation). Recommended by his peers, he acts as arbitrator in various litigation cases.

Mr. Payne has always worked closely with the Barreau du Québec. For twenty years now, he has been the attorney for the Professional Liability Insurance Fund of the Barreau du Québec and has represented lawyers prosecuted in civil lawsuits. He has also acted in several cases to defend the interest of the Barreau or assistants to the syndic.

Mr. Payne was a member of the Barreau du Québec’s Committee on Professional Training for several years. He has been on the Barreau’s Professional Inspection Committee since 1999 and Chair 2008  to 2017. At the firm, he has become the authority in matters of ethics, disciplinary law, and professional liability.

Mr. Payne has acted in several cases before disciplinary boards for various professionals, primarily lawyers and pharmacists.

He advises and represents directors and officers in various litigations, namely in judicial reviews regarding student exclusions and academic decisions.

Mr. Payne has also been involved in coroner investigations and investigations held by the lobbyist commissioner.

Lastly, he represents several media in civil litigation and is an exceptional resource for crisis management.

LL.B., 1973, Université Laval
Mr. Payne has been on the Barreau’s Professional Inspection Committee since 1999 and Chair since January 2008.