Lawyer Profile Detail
Robert-Jean Chénier, Ad. E.
Robert-Jean Chénier is a partner in our Litigation Group in Montréal.
Mr. Chénier has experience in all areas of civil litigation in many judicial districts in Québec and has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada. He provides representation to medical practitioners who are prosecuted for professional liability before civil tribunals. Acting as Counsel to the Canadian Medical Protective Association, he defends the interests of physicians before the Disciplinary Board of the Collège des médecins du Québec, the hospital in-house disciplinary committees, the Tribunal administratif du Québec and the Professions Tribunal. He also acts in the defence of physicians in financial disputes against the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec.
He is listed in the current edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, a guide to the leading law firms and practitioners in Canada, as a leading lawyer in the area medical negligence — represents defendants. He also appears in the most recent edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, as a leader in the Personal Injury Litigation category. He is a Fellow Member of the American College of Trial Lawyers and was awarded with the title of Advocatus Emeritus by the Québec Bar.
McCarthy Tétrault partner Robert-Jean Chénier is named Advocatus Emeritus
Transactions & Cases
Court of appeal rejects “loss of chance” as basis for causation