Robert Dupont’s practice encompasses all aspects of labour, employment, human rights and administrative law. As a member of our Labour and Employment Law team, he brings to the table extensive experience in labour relations, including privacy, pay equity, and pension plan matters. He advises a large number of companies on issues related to transborder data flows of personal information, collective bargaining and corporate restructuring.
Robert represents clients before various arbitration boards and other decision-making bodies. He has appeared before both provincial and federal administrative tribunals specialized in labour and employment matters as well as before civil courts, including the Court of Appeal of Québec and the Supreme Court of Canada in leading labour law and human rights cases.
Actively involved in education, Robert has taught jurisprudence in labour arbitration at Université de Montréal from 1984 through 1988, labour and administrative law at the professional training school of the Québec Bar from 1990 to 2005 and employment law at McGill University from 1997 to 2000. He is frequently invited to speak at labour and employment conferences. Furthermore, he sits on the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM) Foundation’s Board of Directors.
Since 2011, Robert has been recognized as one of Canada’s leading lawyers in the area of Labour and Employment Law in The Best Lawyers in Canada. Recognized for his professional ethics, he is repeatedly recommended by his peers according to the annual survey conducts by Lexpert, and is recognized in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in labour relations and employment law since 2013.