Robert J. Torralbo
Managing Partner

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

1 Place Ville Marie, Suite 3000
Montréal, QC H3B 4N8
Phone: (514) 982-4014
Fax: (514) 982-4099
E-mail: [email protected]

Robert is the office managing partner of the Montréal office. He practises corporate, commercial, securities, banking, product liability, and real estate litigation investigations and arbitration. He has an extensive class action defence practice, including multijurisdictional and multi-defendant class actions involving pharmaceuticals, medical devices, product liability, financial services, consumer fraud, securities, air transport, and pension fund litigation. He has a wide range of experience acting for investment and securities dealers with respect to a variety of civil disputes, including malpractice litigation, and in respect to securities regulatory compliance issues. Robert has leading experience in shareholder litigation with emphasis on oppression disputes. He has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, Québec Court of Appeal, and Québec Superior Court. Robert sits on the boards of, or acts as counsel to, several Canadian subsidiaries of European multinational companies. He is a guest lecturer at McGill University's Faculty of Law advanced advocacy program and a member of the Montréal, Québec, CBA, the Defence Research Institute, the Canadian Defence Lawyers Association, and the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel.

Year Called to the Bar:1985 (QC)
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