Admission to the Bar

Chantal Auger
514.866.1008, poste 249

Gaétane Desharnais

Gaétane specializes in insurance law, professional liability and product liability.  She has joined Bélanger Longtin in July 2022.

She excels in alternative dispute resolution.  With her in-depth knowledge of the insurance industry and her regular involvement in complex litigation, Gaétane seeks practical, realistic and effective solutions to prevent and resolve disputes.

Accredited mediator with the Quebec Bar, she is committed to helping parties reach a mutually satisfactory solution.

She also advises organizations on professional law and professional liability.

Academic Background :

  • Master of Laws, LL.L., Université de Montréal (2006)
  • National Program – Civil and Common Law, B.C.L.-LL.B., McGill University (1991)

Areas of expertise :

  • Construction Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Professional Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Disciplinary Law

Awards :

  • Minerve Prize (2007) awarded for best master’s thesis.


  • La professionnalisation : entre la protection du public et l’intérêt des professionnels, Éd. Yvon Blais, 2008.
  • Various publications on loss prevention and professional liability.
  • Design and publication of a summary table on the 2002 reform of the Code of Civil Procedure, intended for all members of the Quebec Bar, as well as Superior Court and Court of Quebec judges.