Emmanuelle Campeau is a Partner in our Insurance Law Practice Group. Her practice focuses on negligence and professional liability matters, as well as tax litigation, where the issues are always challenging. As part of her practice, she often represented parties with contractual dispute, which allowed her to develop a strong experience in validity and interpretation of contracts.
Always attentive to the requirements of her clients, she is a skilled negotiator who has participated in multiple settlement conferences.
She is accredited as a civil mediator by the Bar of Quebec.
She has been a lecturer for the Master of Taxation program at the School of Management of Sherbrooke University.
Professional Liability – She successfully represents engineers, doctors, architects and other professionals in the construction industry with regards to various cases where she acts for their defence.
Insurance and general torts practice – She frequently represents general and specialized contractors and other actors in the construction industry, and acted as a defence counsel in the context of substantial claims from municipalities.
Tax Litigation – She represented countless businesses and their executives in various litigation matters with the tax authorities. More recently, she successfully negotiated a settlement with a large group of pharmacists in the course of a complex case where difficult business decisions and accounting questions were debated.
Stikeman Academic Achievement Award, 2007
Quebec Bar Foundation: Governor
Bar of Quebec, Mandatory Continuing Education Committee (2016–)
Publications and Conferences
“Federal Court Practice — Practical Aspects: Collection Measures”, technical seminar and webcast, Canadian Tax Foundation, April 11, 2018
“Pertes agricoles restreintes : le ministère des Finances clarifie sa position et modifie les règles de l’article 31 L.I.R.”, Revue Stratège, vol 17, no 4, September 2013
“Déductibilité des pertes agricoles : la Cour suprême du Canada met fin aux divergences dans l’application de l’article 31 L.I.R.”, Revue Stratège, vol 17, no 4, September 2012
She wrote several articles on various topical issues in matters of tax litigation and prepared conferences for audiences of professionals such as lawyers, accountants and trustees in bankruptcy.
Emmanuelle Campeau served many years on the Board of Directors of Fondation Jeanne-Mance, a foundation that offers professional services of supportive care to those nearing the end of life and contributes to the training of resources in palliative care.
She also contributed to fundraisings for the Centre Communautaire Hochelaga and she volunteered for the Ronald McDonald House.
Bachelor of Law, University of Montréal, 2007
Call to Bar