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Roland-Yves Gagné

email: rygagne@gagnetob.com

ACADEMIC RECORD:

  • Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) McGill University (Montreal)
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) McGill University
  • Licence en droit (LL.L) Université de Sherbrooke
  • Certificates Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada; Hague Academy for International Law, Netherlands
  • Diploma of College Studies (D.E.C. – Pure and Applied Sciences) (Collège André-Grasset, Montreal)

EMPLOYMENT AND PROFESSIONAL RECORD:

  • Partner – Gagné Toblewski since 1989
  • Lawyer – Member of the Quebec Bar since 1981
  • Accredited arbitrator by
    • Canadian Centre of Commercial Arbitration (CCAC)
    • Société pour la résolution des conflits (SORECONI)
  • Accredited arbitrator under the Quebec Guarantee Plan for New Residential Buildings
  • Legal expert (contractual) for the Technical Cooperation Bureau of a specialised agency of the UN in Laos, Rwanda, Botswana, Haiti, Djibouti, Chad, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo (Brazzaville), Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, India, Swaziland, Indonesia and Bangladesh.
  • Lecturer and Guest Speaker - Faculty of Law (Université de Montréal and McGill University); Bar School; Canadian Bar Association; Judges of Quebec Court (Continuing education) (in company, civil, transport law, and negotiations
  • President of the Chamber of Commerce of a European country in Canada (1995-1999)
  • Author in the field of air travel law

Aleksander Tobolewski

email: at@gagnetob.com

LANGUAGES:

Polish, English, French, Russian

ACADEMIC RECORD:

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) Warsaw University
  • Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) Warsaw University
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) McGill University (Montreal)
  • Bachelor of Civil Law (B.C.L.) McGill University
  • Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) McGill University
  • Various courses in marketing, business administration, management, mediation, arbitration, etc.

EMPLOYMENT AND PROFESSIONAL RECORD:

  • Alternate Representative of the Republic of Poland on the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization 2013 - 2014
  • Partner - Gagné Tobolewski - since 1989
  • Partner - Magdelénat Tobolewski Gagné - 13 years
  • Lawyer - solo practice - 5 years
  • Senior Researcher, Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University (Montreal) 5 years
  • Counsel - Central Administration of Civil Aviation, Ministry of Transport (Poland) 4 years
  • Counsel - LOT Polish Airlines – 2 years

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Participated in:

  • Conferences of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) as Chief Delegate and Member of State Delegation (Five times)
  • Conferences of International Air Transport Association - (IATA) four times
  • Diplomatic Conference on Air Law (Montreal 1975)
  • Bilateral and multilateral negotiations on Air Transport Agreements with i.a. Italy, Canada, former Yugoslavia, former USSR former East Germany, and others (as a member of the State Delegation)

Additional Experience:

  • Director and the President of the Board of Directors of the Credit Union
  • Director and President of various corporations
  • Owner of Import-export and pharmaceutical companies
  • Provided legal services to several international airlines
  • Acted as a counsel in Jeddah Nationair Air Disaster
  • International and national arbitration
  • Family Mediator - Accredited in the Province of Québec
  • Arbiter - Lewiatan Court of Arbitration - Poland

Selected Publications:

  • Working Methods of ICAO Legal Committees and Diplomatic Conferences - Criticism and Proposals Air Law
  • Against Limitations of Liability; A radical Proposal Annals of Air and Space Law
  • Problemy rewizji miedzynarodowego prawa lotniczego International Affairs
  • Special Drawing Rights (S.D.R.) in Liability Conventions; an Acceptable Solution? Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly also reprinted in UNIDROIT Uniform Law Review
  • Limits of Liability in the present Economic Situation Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly
  • Monetary Limitations of Liability in Air Law - Legal, Economic and Socio-political Aspects De Daro Publishing, Montreal

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Roland-Yves Gagné




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