Whether you are under investigation or have been arrested, whether the police or a government agency have taken interest in your personal affairs or the business of your company, whether you are the target of a search warrant or are being charged with a criminal offence, you will need the assistance of a qualified professional who will be able to defend you and to protect your rights.

Your lawyer

Louis Belleau, Ad. E.


Louis Belleau practices law in the fields of criminal, penal and disciplinary law since 1981. Mr. Belleau has appeared before all courts of criminal jurisdiction in the Province of Quebec and, on occasion, outside Quebec. He appeared many times before the Supreme Court of Canada and was appointed by the Court as amicus curiae in four cases.


Mr. Belleau has published several articles on various subjects related to criminal law and has taught criminal law at the School of the Quebec Bar. He served as counsellor and then Vice-President of the Montreal Association of Criminal Lawyers and was President of the Quebec Bar’s Committee on Criminal Legislation.

He is currently a member of the Supreme Court Advocacy Institute and the National Committee on Jury Instructions.


Mr. Belleau was the recipient the Merit of the Quebec Interprofessional Council and the Prix Reconnaissance of the Montreal Association of Criminal Defence Lawyers. He was awarded the Merit of the Quebec Bar and was designated Advocatus Emeritus in 2005.


He became a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers in 2012 and is also a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. In 2014, the Quebec Association of Criminal Defence Lawyers awarded him the Antonio Lamer Career Achievement Award. Best Lawyers designated him Lawyer of the Year in criminal defense for the Montreal area in 2019, 2021 and 2024.


Mail: [email protected]

Louis Belleau, Ad. E.
500 Place d’Armes, office 1940
Montréal (QC)  H2Y 2W2



Phone: 514-940-0334
Fax : 514-940-0336
Mail: [email protected]