Julius Grey is a senior attorney with over 40 years of experience who practices in many areas of law. He received his training from both McGill University as well as Oxford. He was admitted to the Québec bar in 1974.
He was a member of the McGill Law Faculty from 1977 until 2002 in addition to teaching at both University of Montreal and the Canadian Human Rights School in Charlottown. He was the president of the Canadian Human Rights Foundation from 1985 until 1988. In 1984 he published a text on Immigration Law in Canada. He continues to publish many articles, on both technical legal subjects as well as subjects of more general public interest.
In 2004, Me Grey received the Medaille du Barreau, which is the highest distinction given by the Barreau du Québec for a legal career.
In 2014, Me Grey published a book with Geneviève Nootens called Julius Grey. Entretiens avec Geneviève Nootens detailing his thoughts about his life, career path, and personal philosophy.
Me Grey recently published an article titled "The Ideology of Capitalism" which addresses the crisis of capitalism. In this article, he argues that the failures of capitalism are not an accident or a result of the actions of a few unprincipled men. Rather, it is a harbinger of things to come – loss of employment due to technology and globalization, a world without the myth of constant growth, tension between ethnic and national groups which seek to tilt the scale in favour of their group, a constant need for more radical technology and a fear of its unavoidable frightening side.
Me Grey is the second attorney in Canada who has been to the Supreme Court the most, having clocked in over 50 appearances in front of the highest tribunal in the country.
Geneviève Grey obtained her bachelors of civil law (LL.B.) in 2012 at Université Laval, after graduating from McGill in 2008 with a bachelors degree (B.A.) in English literature and Political Science. She has been a member of the Québec Bar Associated since 2013. Me Grey speaks both French and English. She is particularly interested in human rights, family law, animal rights and criminal law. Particularly the impact of decriminalization of cannabis.
Me Grey is an accredited mediator in civil, commercial and labour law since 2016.
Elisabeth Goodwin obtained her licence in law (LL.L) in 1994 from the University of Ottawa and has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 1996.
Me Goodwin has a diverse litigation practice and represents her clients at all levels of court as well as assisting them through alternative resolution processes. She is perfectly bilingual.
In addition, Me Goodwin sits as a member of the Disciplinary Council of the Quebec Bar and teaches civil procedure at the École du Barreau. She presides the administrative, constitutional and human rights committee of the Canadian Bar, Québec division and coaches a team of students from McGill University in national pleading competitions. Lastly, Me Goodwin is a Governor of the Fondation du Barreau and presides the governing committee of the YMCA Board of Directors.
Me Turgeon’s practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation. She also has an interest in administrative, professional liability and human rights law. She defends her client’s interest before trial as well as appellate tribunals.
Prior to obtaining her diploma in law, Me Turgeon received her bachelor’s degree in biology at the Université de Montréal in 1996. She received her LLB from the Université de Montréal in June 2001 and was called to the Québec Bar in 2004. She began a Master’s degree in Human Rights at the Université de Montréal. Since 2016, she is a mediator at the small claims court. She is presently pursuing a Master’s degree in Law and Health Policy at the Université de Sherbrooke.
Mathieu Laplante-Goulet completed his studies in law at Laval University in 2012 and has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 2015. He holds a certificate in political science from the same university. He also holds a Masters in Sports and Business Law from Aix-Marseille University. He completed an internship at Martens Rechtsanwälte, an international sports law firm in Munich, Germany.
Me Laplante-Goulet joined the ranks of the Grey Casgrain in 2015 where he serves a diverse range of clientele including civil litigation, professional, constitutional and class actions. He is passionate about the sports industry and related news. He focuses a significant part of his practice on this industry.
Since his hiring, he practices in the Montreal area but is able to travel to practice beyond the Greater Montreal area, as necessary.
Associations and affiliations
• Member of the list of lawyers at the Sport Dispute Resolution Center of Canada
• Member of the Progressive Jurists Association of Quebec
• President of the nomination committee of the Quebec Soccer Federation
• Member of the Ethics and Governance Committee of the Quebec Soccer Federation
• Member of the relationship committee to the members of the Young Bar Association of Montreal
• Board member of the alumni association of Aix-Marseille University Sports Law Masters;
Audrey Boissonneault obtained her bachelor’s in law (L.L.B.) at Université Laval in 2015 and attended the London School of Economics and Political Sciences in the summer of 2013, where she completed a Human Rights Course. As a student, she participated in mapping human rights violations in Mali for Lawyers Without Borders Canada and she participated in developing the International Criminal Court’s legal tools through the Clinique de droit international pénal et humanitaire. She has been a member of the Quebec bar since 2016. She is also a volunteer lawyer with the Mile End Legal clinic since 2017. Me Boissonneault speaks English and French. She is particularly interested in constitutional Law, administrative law and human rights issues.
Alastair Moir obtained his bachelors of civil law (LL.B.) in 2015 from Université Laval having previously been discerned a bachelors degree (B.A. hon.) in History at McGill University. Later in 2015, he completed the Juris Doctor (J.D.) program in Common Law and Transnational Law at the Université de Sherbrooke. Having passed the Québec Bar Association exams in 2016, he went on to article with the team at Grey Casgrain under the supervision of Me. Julius Grey and was admitted to the Québec Bar Association in 2017.
Lynne-Marie Casgrain was admitted to the Québec bar in 1985. She has been involved in several cases before the Supreme Court of Canada.
She is no longer practicing with the firm and is only a partner in name. She is currently the ombudsman for the MUHC.