Gabriel Di Genova
Gabriel is a litigator specialized in civil, commercial and corporate litigation, with notable experience in real estate litigation and shareholder disputes. He also has a breadth of experience in matters of professional liability, estate litigation, and contesting statutory infractions.
Gabriel joined KRB in 2017 after having gained substantial litigation experience with a reputable Montreal boutique corporate firm. From the start of his practice, his work has been oriented towards adopting entrepreneurial and cost-effective approaches to settling disputes.
As a litigation and trial lawyer, Gabriel frequently pleads before the Court of Quebec, the Superior Court, administrative tribunals, various municipal courts, appellate courts and in the context of arbitration. Gabriel has particular experience pleading before the Commercial Division of the Superior Court for shareholder oppression remedies.
In 2015 Gabriel acted as lead counsel in presenting an appeal before the Supreme Court of Canada and successfully overturned a Quebec Court of Appeal ruling in a real estate dispute.
Memberships and Affiliations
Concordia Legal Information Clinic (2008-2009)
Association des Avocats de la Défense de Montréal (AADM) (2012-2014)
Pro Bono & Legal Services Committee of the Young Bar of Montreal (2016-2017)
Association of Italian-Canadian Jurists of Québec (since 2012)
Barreau du Québec (since 2012)
Young Bar of Montreal (YBM) (since 2012)
English Speaking Section of the Bar of Montreal (since 2012)
Ethics and professionalism of lawyers Committee of the Bar of Montreal (since 2017)
Lord Reading Law Society (since 2018)
The Advocates’ Society (since 2018)
Member of the Montreal Bar Council, Councillor (2021-2022)
Education and Year of Call
Quebec Bar (2012)
Université de Montréal, LL.B. (2009)
Université de Sherbrooke, J.D. in common law (2010)
École du Barreau du Québec (2010-2011)
Barreau du Québec and Université de Sherbrooke, Techiques de plaidoirie seminar (based on program established by the National Institute of Trial Advocay) (2015)
Unchartered Territory in the Rental Market (Published on LinkedIn)
Conditional agreements don’t trigger sales commissions: SCC (Published on Canadian Lawyer)
Les motocyclistes sont-ils privilégiés? (Published by TVA Nouvelles)
Areas of Expertise
Corporate litigation (oppression remedies, derivative suits, etc.)
Extraordinary recourses (safeguard orders, injunctions, seizure before judgment, etc.)
Defense work for statutory and regulatory matters