Martin Boodman: Lawyer with McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Martin Boodman

Montreal,  QU  Canada

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  • Corporate Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Environmental
University Université de Paris II, Doctorate, 1980
Law SchoolMcGill University (B.C.L., 1975; LL.B., 1977)
Admitted1981, Québec

Martin Boodman is a partner in our Litigation Group and Director of Research in Montréal. He works in complex litigation and transactional matters.

From 1983 to 1995, Mr. Boodman was a full-time law professor in the Faculty of Law at McGill University. During this time, he taught and published in the fields of security on property, comparative law, sales and law, as well as economics. Mr. Boodman received prizes from the Fondation du Barreau du Québec and the American Society for Comparative Law for his publications.

Mr. Boodman was a member of the Research Ethics Committee of the Montréal Neurological Institute and of the sub-committee of the Barreau du Québec regarding the English version of the Civil Code of Québec. He is currently president of the Research and Knowledge Management Section, Québec Branch, Canadian Bar Association and a member of the Committee on Obligations and Civil Liability of the Barreau du Québec. Mr. Boodman has recently given numerous conferences on comparative contract law and published an article entitled "Choice of Law and Manufacturer's Liability in Quebec" in the Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2012.

Mr. Boodman obtained his BCL and his LLB from McGill University. He also received a doctorate from the Université de Paris (II) in 1980. Mr. Boodman was called to the Québec bar in 1981.


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The Second Opinion: Bad Faith Possessor ... Take My Land, Please, A Commentary on Recent Legal Developments by the Opinions Group of McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Martin Boodman, March 11, 2015
In Dupuy v. Gauthier 2013 QCCA 774, the Quebec Court of Appeal has confirmed that a person who possesses immovable property for 10 years can acquire ownership of it whether or not the possessor knew the property belonged to another.

The Second Opinion: This Week at the Supreme Court of Canada (07/05/2014) Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Canada through an Unrelated Canadian Subsidiary
Martin Boodman, April 22, 2014
This week the Supreme Court of Canada granted an application for leave to appeal the decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Yaiguaje v. Chevron Corporation 2013 ONCA 758. As a result, the Supreme Court of Canada will review the jurisdictional requirements for the enforcement of foreign...

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Martin Boodman

Suite 2500, 1000 de La Gauchetière Street West
MontrealQU H3B 0A2

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