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Adam M. Barza


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Adam M. Barza is a partner in our Litigation group in Montréal. Mr. Barza has developed extensive experience in the areas of civil, commercial, real estate and professional liability litigation.

He provides strategic advice and representation to real estate owners, lenders, developers and managers, co-ownership syndicates, members of professional orders and corporations operating in numerous industries.

In the course of his practice, Mr. Barza is regularly called upon by his clients to provide legal opinions, to negotiate and draft a wide array of agreements, to prepare judicial proceedings and to advocate before courts and administrative tribunals in Quebec, the whole in English and French.

Mr. Barza acts as the formal supervisor and liaison to the Barreau du Québec for articling students at De Grandpré Chait, ensuring their integration and professional development. He was also a guest lecturer at the Faculty of Law of McGill University on the subject of “Litigation and the Commercial Lease”.

He practised for 10 years in the Litigation group of a prominent national law firm prior to joining De Grandpré Chait in 2015.


2004 – B.C.L./LL.B. (Civil Law/Common Law), McGill University (Great Distinction)
• J.W. McConnell Entrance Scholarship
• James McGill Award
• Yoine Goldstein Book Prize in Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law
• John E. Crankshaw Prize in Criminal Law
• Stanley Kandestin, Q.C. Prize for Academic and Extra-Curricular Achievement at the Faculty of Law

Professional Affiliations

  • Fondation du Barreau du Québec (Québec Bar Foundation), Governor
  • Lord Reading Law Society
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Segal Centre for the Performing Arts, member of the Board of Directors (2017 to date)


March 2018 – Speaker, De Grandpré Chait, Construction Law Conference

March 2017 – Speaker, De Grandpré Chait, Construction Law Conference

March 2016 – Speaker, De Grandpré Chait, Construction Law Conference