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Louise Patry

Louise Patry

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Montreal Quebec, PQ, CAN


Louise Patry is a partner in the Labour & Employment, Litigation and Corporate/Commercial practices.

Louise has an extensive experience in several fields of the labour and employment domain. She is known for her expert negotiation and arbitration skills.

Louise advises multinational/domestic public and private companies in a wide range of industries on labour and employment related matters. Known for her expert negotiation and arbitration skills, she also provides practical and expedient solutions for matters such as employee transfers and downsizing operations, wrongful dismissal and pay equity cases, workers’ compensation and health and safety issues, pension plan issues and business consolidations. In addition, Louise handles the negotiation of collective agreements for various clients. Louise has developed an extensive experience in international employment law.

Louise worked as a lawyer for the Québec Union of Service Employees, Local 298 (FTQ), providing her with the advantage of a bilateral perspective on issues related to labour and employment.

Recognition

  • Has achieved one of Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rankings.

Speaking Engagements

Louise has presented at numerous conferences to a broad range of professionals on dismissals, salary equity, the financing of workplace health and safety and labour standards in Québec, as well as on various other labour and employment issues.

Among others, Louise presented the following conferences and papers on International Employment Law:

  • "Mobilité Internationale", TV web vignette in the series "Conseils d’experts" broadcasted by Premières en affaires – 2013
  • "Travailler à l’international ? Oui, mais attention à votre contrat !", Article published in Premières en affaires – October-November 2012
  • "Hiring, Disciplining and Firing: A Soup-to-Nuts Review of What You Can and Can’t Do Overseas", Workshop of the International Employment Law Conference – June 2012
  • "Seconded Employee/Managing Expatriates on Assignment", Section of the compilation of presentations given during the "Hiring, Disciplining and Firing: A Soup-to-Nuts Review of What You Can and Can’t Do Overseas" Workshop of the International Employment Law conference, published by the Praticing Law Institute – 2012
  • "International Employment Law", Workshop of the American Conference Institute – October 2010
  • the International Law Section of the American Bar Association’s fall meeting, for which she was a presenter
  • "As the World Turns: Perspectives on International Labor and Employment Law", Conference organized by the New York State Bar Association and the Cornell ILR School Labor and Employment Law Program – May 2009

Bar Admissions

Québec, 1981

Education

Université de Montréal (Post-Graduate Diploma in Labor Law), 1988

Université de Sherbrooke, B.C.L., 1980

Expertise

Labour & Employment

Litigation

Corporate/Commercial

Professional Affiliations

Canadian Bar Association

Québec Bar

Ordre des CRHA et CRIA du Québec

Louise Patry is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Key Issues Faced When Hiring and Dismissing Employees Around the World - International Employment Law 2017 , Thursday, June 08, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Key Issues Faced When Hiring and Dismissing Employees Around the World - Key Issues Faced When Hiring and Dismissing Employees Around the World , Thursday, June 08, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Key Issues Faced When Hiring and Dismissing Employees Around the World - Key Issues Faced When Hiring and Dismissing Employees Around the World , Thursday, June 08, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Key Issues Faced When Hiring and Dismissing Employees Around the World - Key Issues Faced When Hiring and Dismissing Employees Around the World , Thursday, June 08, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs International Employment Law 2017 , Thursday, June 22, 2017, New York, NY
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