Charles LeBlond, QC

Partner

“The years of experience have not only brought on the silver hair, but also a wealth of knowledge I put to good use every day for all my clients.”

Added value.

It’s Charles’ experience of knowing what works and doesn’t work in litigation, particularly before the courts, that his clients appreciate the most. And with cost constraints always on people’s minds, he works efficiently to find the best solution for his clients.

Representative matters

With a long established track record, Charles works for insurance companies, professional regulatory bodies, retailers and construction companies. His work has included:
  • Insurance defense work for many insurers including Allstate, Pembridge, CUMIS, Cooperators, Intact, Dominion and Personal.
  • Professional liability defense work for Law Society of New Brunswick, ENCON and AXA.
  • Construction claims for major contractors.
  • Occupier’s liability defense work for major retailers.

Areas of practice:

  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Construction Law
  • Health
  • Class Actions
  • Professional Liability
  • Litigation – Commercial Insurance
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Litigation – Class Action

BAR ADMISSION(S)

New Brunswick, 1983

LAW SOCIETY(IES)

Law Society of New Brunswick

EDUCATION

Université of Moncton LL.B., 1982

QUEEN'S COUNSEL

1999

ACTIVITIES

  • Practice group leader, Insurance, 2008-2010
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Association des juristes d’expression française du Nouveau-Brunswick
  • Member, Moncton Area Lawyers Association
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, 2009
  • Member, Board of Directors, Special Olympics New Brunswick

LANGUAGE(S)

French, English

LEXPERT RATINGS

Directors and Officers Liability
Litigation - Commercial Insurance
Personal Injury
Product Liability

MARTINDALE-HUBBELL RATINGS

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EXTERNAL RATINGS

  • Best Lawyers 2017 Insurance Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Moncton
  • Best Lawyers 2016 Personal Injury Litigation "Lawyer of the Year" in Moncton
  • Best Lawyers 2014 Corporate and Commercial Litigation "Lawyer of the Year" in Moncton
  • Best Lawyers 2014 Insurance Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Moncton
  • Best Lawyers: Construction Law,  2008-2018
  • Best Lawyers: Corporate and Commercial Litigation 2006, 2008-2018
  • Best Lawyers: Health Care Law, 2006, 2008-2018
  • Best Lawyers: Insurance Law 2006, 2008-2018
  • Best Lawyers: Personal Injury Litigation 2006, 2008-2018
  • Benchmark Canada, local litigation star (Class Action, General Commercial, Insurance, Product Liability), 2017
  • Benchmark Canada, local litigation star (Class Actions, FCPA and Enforcement, General Commercial, Insurance, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability), 2016
  • Benchmark Canada, local litigation star (Class Actions, Commercial Litigation, Ins

Presentations

  • Session speaker, Damage Awards and Managing Client Expectations, Canadian Bar Association New Brunswick branch MidWinter conference, February 6, 2016
  • Presenter, Cross Examinations, Intensive Trial Advocacy Program (U de M), June 2014
  • Presenter, Torts: Unlawful Interference with Economic Claims, Canadian Defence Lawyers webinar, April 23, 2014
  • Presenter, Tips, Tactics and Practical Strategies at Settlement Conferences, Canadian Bar Association New Brunswick branch Personal Injury - Tricks of the Trade Part 2, October 4, 2013
  • Presenter, Insurance Law, Canadian Bar Association CLE session, October 1, 2010
  • Presenter, Municipal Liability, CICMA annual meeting in Fredericton, June 25, 2010
  • Presenter, Part II of Appeal Tribunal, April 28, 2010
  • Presenter, Litigation Strategies, Canadian Corporate Counsel annual meeting, April 12, 2010
  • Presenter, Appeal Tribunal, March 1, 2010
  • Presenter, Stewart McKelvey Insurance Day
  • Teacher, Bar Admission Course, University of New Brunswick

Suite 601, Blue Cross Centre
644 Main Street
Moncton, NB, Canada
E1C 1E2

P 506.853.1976
F 506.858.8454

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LEGAL ASSISTANT(S)

Teri Soontiens

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