Daniel Bélanger

Daniel Bélanger

Daniel Bélanger

Profile

Daniel Bélanger joined the firm as a lawyer in 2019 after having completed his professional internship.

Mr. Bélanger practices mainly in civil and administrative litigation. He regularly advises and represents clients on housing law, real estate law, environmental law, general civil law and co-operatives and non-profit organizations law. He had the opportunity to participate in several class actions in the field of financial, environmental and municipal responsibility.

Mr. Bélanger completed his Bachelor of Laws at the Université du Québec à Montréal, after completing a Bachelor of Business Administration from HEC Montréal, both with honors. During his studies, he became involved in various student associations and student groups. In particular, he successfully coordinated an accreditation campaign for the Association facultaire étudiante de science politique et de droit (AFESPED). He was also a research assistant for Professor Martin Gallié.

Mr. Bélanger is known for his analytical skills and his creativity. He is interested in the issues of access to justice and social justice.

 

Publications:

Martin Gallié, Alexandra Bahary, Daniel Bélanger, Louis-Simon Besner, Geneviève Vaillancourt, Délais judiciaires, santé des justiciables et accès à la justice – Le contentieux de la moisissure à la Régie du logement, Montréal, Université du Québec à Montréal, juillet 2017.

Class Actions

Class action against the Société des loteries du Québec (Loto-Québec)

Plaintiff Option consommateurs alleges that Loto-Québec engaged in false or misleading advertising and omitted to inform consumers of material facts concerning Slingo.

Class Action Against RBC Royal Bank of Canada Regarding Olympus United Funds Corporation (Norshield)

This class action alleges RBC's responsibility for the losses incurred by Canadian retail investors who had invested in Olympus United Funds Corporation and could not redeem their shares in June 2005. Mrs Calder argues that, without RBC's collaboration with the Norshield Group, the fraud of which the Canadian retail investors were victims would not have occured.

Environmental impact of the Alcoa plant in Baie-Comeau

The members of the group ask for the environmental rehabilitation of their land and houses in the St-Georges neighbourhood, a financial compensation for the members who developed an illness caused by the emanations from the plant and an injunctive relief for the reduction of the plant’s harmful emissions.

Completed Class Actions

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