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JustinaDi Fazio

Justina
Di Fazio

Member of the Quebec Bar since 2015

Languages: English, French

Justina Di Fazio is a member of the Quebec Bar since 2015. She practices in civil and commercial litigation, including in class action matters, and in international arbitration. She has advised and represented clients in various domains, including construction, pharmaceuticals, franchise and retail, renewable energy and pipelines, real estate, government enterprises, manufacturing, banking and credit cards.

Justina has also acted in matters relating to private international law, constitutional and public law, consumer law and securities law.

She has represented parties in matters before all levels of the Quebec courts, including administrative tribunals.

Before joining Woods, Justina practiced litigation at a national law firm. Prior to her legal studies, she obtained a bachelor degree from Princeton University.

// EDUCATION

2013    McGill University, Faculty of Law
Bachelor of Civil Law (B.C.L.) and Bachelor of Common Law (LL.B.), Recipient of Montreal Bar Association Prize in Civil Procedure (highest standing in civil procedure courses)

2009    Princeton University, Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology (B.A.)

// PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCES

Commentaire sur la décision Giesbrecht c. Nadeau (Succession de) – Les circonstances exceptionnelles justifiant la clause échappatoire face à un conflit de loi, EYB2017REP2219 (La référence).

Commentaire sur la décision Québec (Procureure générale) c. Gingras – La demande d’ordonnance de non-publication et de non diffusion est rejetée pour manque de preuve convaincante, EYB2017REP2138 (La référence)

Commentaire sur la décision Limouzin c.Side City Studios Inc. – L’ordonnance de sauvegarde ne peut, de par sa durée, se transformer en injonction interloctuoire, EYB2017REP2141 (La référence)

Commentaire sur la décision Lapointe Rosentein Marchand Melançon S.E.N.C.R.L. c. Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP – La Cour suprême du Canada éclaircit (ou élargit) la compétence juridictionnelle des tribunaux de common law en matière extracontractuelle sur la base d’un contrat, EYB2016REP2050 (La référence)

Chronique – “Les limites procédurales à la reconnaissance tacite de la compétence international des tribunaux québécois”, EYB2016REP1936 (La référence)

// PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND ASSOCIATIONS

Quebec Bar

Young Bar Association of Montreal

Canadian Bar Association

The Advocates’ Society