File a complaint

 

     




To file a complaint or report a situation


Depending on the place of residence or practice of the person or business concerned, you must file a complaint or report a situation of illegal practice of the profession of lawyer to either of the following addresses :

Island of Montreal
Bar of Montreal
460, Saint-Gabriel street, 2nd floor
Montreal (Qc) H2Y 2Z9
Tel. : 514 866-9392
Fax : 514 866-1488
infractions@barreaudemontreal.qc.ca
Elsewhere in Quebec
Barreau du Québec
445, Saint-Laurent Boulevard
Montreal (Qc) H2Y 3T8
Tel. : 514 954-3406
Toll free : 1 844 954-3411, ext. 3406
Fax : 514 954-3463
ehogue@barreau.qc.ca

 

Island of Montreal / Bar of Montreal

To file a complaint or report a situation of illegal practice of the profession of lawyer on the Island of Montreal, you may either send a letter describing the alleged acts or complete and forward the Complaint Form to the Bar of Montreal, together with a copy of all supporting documents (see contact details above).

Upon receipt of a complaint, a file is opened, and the Bar of Montreal conducts an investigation before submitting the case to the Illegal Practice of Law Committee. The Committee examines complaints received from the general population and from members of the Bar. It may also act on its own initiative. The committee then submits the appropriate recommendations to the Bar of Montreal Council.

 

TO FILE A COMPLAINT