Patrick Trent is a senior associate in our Montréal office. Since 2004, Patrick's focus has been on labour and employment law, as well as administrative law. Patrick advises employers on all matters related to employment standards, labour relations, workplace human rights issues and workplace health and safety. He has represented clients before the Commissions des relations du travail, the Commission des lésions professionnelles, in grievance arbitrations, at the Court of Québec, the Superior Court of Québec and the Québec Court of Appeal. He also advises on labour and employment matters relating to commercial transactions, privacy and confidentiality issues, and restrictive covenants. As well, Patrick has developed expertise in matters concerning the health and social services sector, more specifically in providing advice to health establishments in the context of disciplinary matters concerning physicians as well as in corporate, employment and union certification matters.
Before becoming a lawyer, Patrick worked as a Parliamentary Intern in Ottawa in 1998-99.