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Basile Chiasson, Q.C.

Basile Chiasson, q.c.Basile Chiasson practices law at the firm’s Bathurst offices.

Basile was called to the Bar in 1983.  His preferred areas of practice are general civil litigation, personal injuries, administrative law, municipal law, and land use law.

In 1989, Basile received the Lawyer of the Year award, an award bestowed upon him by the New Brunswick Association des Juristes d’Expression Française.  He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2003; in 2004, he received the Distinguished Service Award of the Canadian Bar Association, New Brunswick Branch.

Established author, Basile regularly publishes in various law reviews and newsletters in New Brunswick, throughout Canada, and in the United States of America.  He has published in excess of 60 articles and is the author of the Rules of Court of New Brunswick Annotated, a book originally published in 1989.  This book is reference material for law offices in New Brunswick as well as for judges of the Court of Queen’s Bench and the Court of Appeal of New Brunswick. There have been seven updates published to date of his book.

Basile is a regular speaker at various legal functions, including Continuing Legal Education sessions in New Brunswick, Ontario, and elsewhere in Canada.  He is often a guest speaker for the Canadian Department of the International Municipal Lawyers Association at its annual meetings in the United States.  He also acts as course leader with municipal organizations and community planning boards in the Maritime Provinces.

Basile Chiasson holds a Masters of Municipal Law from Osgoode Hall, York University, Toronto (2009).

Mr. Chiasson may be reached by email at basilechiasson@chiassonroy.ca.