Paul Demers

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Paul is now retired from active practice but keeps his office in the firm where he shares over 50 years’ experience as a litigator pleading before the courts in the insurance and civil liability fields. One of his specialties was defending defamation suits on behalf of French media in the province of Québec and their foreign insurers. He is also the statutory legal representative for several insurance companies in the province including Allstate Insurance Company of Canada. Paul has also acted in many labor and commercial law cases.

Paul was called to the Québec Bar in 1962. He did his Jesuit classical studies at Jean-de-Brébeuf College in Montréal and again at Georgetown University in Washington D.C where he received his Bachelor of Arts. He obtained his Law degree from McGill University.

Paul is involved in fundraising activities for various charities and is also active in volunteer work. He is also called upon to give lectures on various areas of law. Always a keen tennis player, Paul spends much of his time in Kennebunk, Maine, where he teaches the finer points of the game to his six American grandchildren who live there.

Practice areas: Civil, Commercial and Administrative Litigation; Employment & Labour Law; Corporate & Commercial Law