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William GabrielRioux

William Gabriel
Rioux

Member of the Quebec Bar since 2018

Languages: French, English

William acts in the resolution of disputes in civil and commercial matters. In addition to earning both a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Master of Business Law degree from Université de Montréal, he was a fellow at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Law, where his research focus was class actions with an emphasis on securities law. During his academic studies, William had the opportunity to be a research assistant to professors at the University of Melbourne, the University of Toronto and the Université de Montréal.

William's keen sense of curiosity has led him to excel in a number of fields. Besides his Bachelor of Education degree from McGill University, he has completed studies in music performance that have led him to participate in major competitions and numerous concerts. William's educational background has also brought him several teaching experiences.

Prior to joining the firm, William completed his articling and worked for a prominent Canadian law firm

// EDUCATION

2018   Master of Laws, Civil Litigation and Advocacy, LL.M. (High Honors)
             University of Toronto, Faculty of Law

2017   Master in Business Law, LL.M. (Dean’s List)
            Université de Montréal, Faculty of Law

2015   Bachelor in Law, LL.B
            Université de Montréal, Faculty of Law

2012   Bachelor of Education, B.Ed.
             McGill University, Faculty of Education

// DISTINCTIONS

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt Scholarship – Université de Montréal
Bourse Michel Lassonde en droit des affairesUniversité de Montréal
Research Fellowship – Canadian Capital Market Institute
Graduate Fellowship – University of Toronto 

// PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND ASSOCIATIONS

Quebec Bar
Canadian Bar Association
Young Bar of Montreal

// PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCES

Securities Enforcement: An evaluation of recent legislative changes”, Master’s Thesis, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 2018

« Analyse des récentes décisions relatives à l'action collective à la lumière des objectifs des recours de la Loi sur les valeurs mobilières », Master's thesis (Business Law), Université de Montréal, Faculty of Law, 2017