CounselQUEBEC BAR 1989
With 28 years of public authority experience, including 17 years with the director of criminal and penal prosecutions (DPCP), dominic has a solid understanding of corporate legal issues.
Since his admission to the Québec Bar in 1989, he has acquired extensive experience before the courts and pleaded major cases at the DPCP. His area of expertise notably includes matters related to economic crimes and criminal and penal business law. In private practice since 2007, he first practised at one of Montreal’s most recognized criminal and penal law firms before joining Novalex. He is one of the most experienced lawyers to represent the interests of businesses seeking to navigate the recent increases in the number of regulatory and legal obligations incumbent upon businesses and directors.
“In truth the way matters but little; the will to arrive suffices.”ALBERT CAMUS
- Criminal and penal law (fraud, legal duties for people directing the work of others, criminal negligence, impaired driving)
- Penal Provisions under the Quebec Securities Act
- Criminal offences under the federal Competition Act
- Criminal offences under the Excise Act
- Criminal offences under taxation statutes
- Quebec Highway Safety Code
Dominic has notably:
OBTAINED in 2016 et 2017 two terminations of proceedings in favor of two major contractors in Quebec;
OBTAINED the sole jury acquittal of an accused in a case related to what was called at the time “the sponsorships scandal”;
BEEN INVITED as a criminal and penal matters expert on the RDI television network;
PLEADED several criminal law files before jury trials;
TAUGHT criminal law at the University of Montréal’s Law Faculty in the context of the moot court.
B.C.L., University Laval – 1987