Jacques Beaudet

Adviser, Ad. E.

Me Beaudet’s practice focuses mainly on the areas of business law, native law and tax law (litigation and planning). Me Beaudet has acquired particular expertise in mergers and acquisitions, as well as restructuring and financing of businesses. He has been involved in significant cases related to the structure and operation of cooperatives. He has also been actively involved in the establishment, at a national level, of native financial organisations. Me Beaudet sits on a number of boards of directors of businesses and non-profit organisations.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Public and Administrative Law
Native Law
  • Cooperative Law
  • Tax Law – Litigation and Planning
  • Finance
  • Real Estate Law
Joined the firm in
1984
Spoken Language(s)
French and English
Assistant
Sonia Pelletier : 418 522-7900, ext. 124
Education

2011 : Master of Taxation (in progress, courses completed), Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke
2010 : Graduate degree in Taxation, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke
1972 : Admitted to the Quebec Bar
1970 : Law Degree (LL.L.) Université Laval, Quebec
1968 : Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Université Laval, Quebec

Distinction(s)
  • Emeritus Lawyer of the Barreau du Québec (2011)
Involvement(s)
  • Member of the Canadian Tax Foundation and the Association de planification fiscale et financière
  • Director and secretary of the Native Commercial Credit Corporation - Member of the loans committee, the remuneration committee and the institutional development committee
  • Director and secretary of the First Nations Venture Capital of Quebec, Limited Partnership
  • Secretary of the pension committee of two multi-employer group retirement plans, the Native Benefits Plan and the Régime de Rentes de la Sécurité publique des Premières Nations
  • Director and officer of non-profit corporations and foundations, such as the Office du tourisme de Wendake, the Corporation du Musée of the Nation Huronne-wendat, the Fondation de Externat Saint-Jean-Eudes and the Native Benefits Plan Foundation
  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Guest speaker at the eight edition of the Forum autochtone organised by Insight (September 2012)
  • President of Externat Saint-Jean-Eudes (1982 à 2012)
  • Member of the continuing education committee of the Barreau du Québec. (2010 and 2011)
  • Guest speaker at the Barreau de Québec law school on the  way of exercising the profession (2007 to 2010)
  • Member of the professional education committee of the Barreau du Québec (2001 to 2007)
  • Member of the board of directors of the Coopérative des Techniciens Ambulanciers du Québec (1996-2005)
  • President of the Quebec City Y.M.C.A. (2004-2005)
  • Guest speaker at a seminar organised by the Canadian Institute on the financing of native businesses from the perspective of guarantees (2004)
  • Commander of the Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus (2003-2004)
  • Teacher of commercial law at the École du Barreau (Quebec Bar School) (1976 to 1986 and 1987 to 1992)
  • Member of the organising committee and vice-president of the conference of the World Council of Young Men's Service Clubs (1988)
  • Guest speaker of the Association de planification fiscale et financière (1987 Conference)
  • President of the Kinsmen Club of Quebec City. (1984)
  • Vice-President of the commercial law sub-section of the Canadian Bar Association (1976)
  • Member of the organising committee and treasurer of the XIV Conference of the International Association of Young Lawyers (1976)
  • Guest speaker at various conferences held in the context of activities of the Moot Court of the Faculty of Law of Université Laval (1975-1976)
  • President of the Société d'études juridiques de Québec (1972)