Benoit M. Duchesne

Prothonotary Benoit M. Duchesne was born in Montréal and raised in Ottawa. He received his LL.L. in 1996 and his LL.B. in 2000, both from the University of Ottawa. He was admitted to the Barreau du Québec in 1998 and to the Law Society of Ontario in 2001.

Prothonotary Duchesne is fluently bilingual. At the time of his appointment, he was a partner at Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP in Ottawa and a part-time professor of civil procedure at the University of Ottawa in the Faculty of Law’s Canadian Law Program. In private practice, he enjoyed a broad litigation practice in Ontario and Quebec, primarily in civil, corporate and commercial, administrative, bankruptcy and insolvency, insurance, estate and municipal litigation. He has argued at all levels of court in Ontario and Quebec, and at the federal courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada. He has also argued before numerous provincial and federal boards and tribunals. He was named to the Best Lawyers in Canada list by his peers and was a Lexpert ranked lawyer in recognition for his expertise in corporate and commercial litigation.

Prothonotary Duchesne was appointed on March 25, 2022.

Date modified: 2022-08-02

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