Jocelyn Duquette Associate

Speaks:  English, French

Year of Call: 2013 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 613-786-0238

Fax: +1 613-788-4482


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Primary office:  Ottawa

Jocelyn Duquette

Jocelyn Duquette is an associate in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office, with a practice focused on civil and commercial litigation. He represents both individuals and corporations, with an emphasis on construction matters, commercial disputes, employment affairs and municipal law.

A major portion of Jocelyn’s practice is concentrated in the area of condominium law. He advises condominium corporations, unit owners, directors and property managers on a variety of matters, including document drafting and interpretation, enforcement proceedings, shared facilities disputes, collection of common expenses and owners’ meetings.

Jocelyn also practises in the area of estate law, particularly in matters relating to estate or competency litigation, representing beneficiaries and trustees. His expertise includes challenges and interpretation of wills, contested passing of accounts, claims for support by dependants, and disputes relating to breaches of fiduciary duties.

During law school, Jocelyn spent part of his studies at the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing, China.

Fluently bilingual, Jocelyn practises law in both English and French and represents clients from Ontario and Québec.

Jocelyn is on the Board of Directors of the Caisse populaire Trillium Inc. (one of the largest branches of the Desjardins cooperative financial group in Ontario).

Career & Recognition

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  • 2013

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2012

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, JD (magna cum laude)
    • Education
      University of Ottawa, LLL (magna cum laude)
    • Rankings & Awards
      Osgoode Society Prize for Canadian Legal History
    • Rankings & Awards
      Osgoode Society Prize for Canadian Legal History
  • 2011

    • Career
      Heenan Blaikie LLP, Summer Student, Articling Student and Associate
  • 2010

    • Education
      China University of Political Science and Law
  • 2009

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, B.Comm (magna cum laude)


  • Association des juristes d'expression française de l'Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Condominium Institute
  • County of Carleton Law Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • The Law Society of Upper Canada